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Carl Mainfort

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Carl Mainfort
BornRobert Carlisle Mainfort
July 22, 1914
DiedJanuary 16, 1998 (age 83)

Carl Mainfort (1914-1998) was known for performing a Cardini style act doing gloved manipulations.

Biography

Mainfort started in the Washington D.C. area, later moving to to the Mid-West, joining the Indianapolis and then the Michigan area magic clubs. He was a colleague of Jim Alfredson at the Michigan Highway Department.

He was a serious student of Erdnase's book and was a mentor of Bill Kalush.[1]

References

  1. "JIM ALFREDSON WRITES.." in Magicol February 2007, page 27