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Basch was a family of brothers that were all magic performers or manufacturers from Holland, later settling in Germany: 
- Freidrich Joseph Basch (March 24th, 1833 - March 23, 1877), commonly called Wilhelm or William, married a sister of magician Herman Mellini. He traveled to England, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Turkey. 
- Ernst Basch (November 21, 1838 - January 28, 1908) performed between 1860 and 1887. He was also a manufacture out of his shop in Hamberg, Germany. Inventor of the illusions "The Aerial Bicycle Rider," "The Bridal Chamber," and the "Bewitched Table." .
- Heinrich Basch (October 10, 1841 - June 1, 1876), also known as Henry, toured with a Phantasmagoria show, and later built magical props.
- Jacob Basch (October 15, 1858 - ? ) retired from magic to Antwerp to engage in the jewelry trade.