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Leon Herrmann

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Leon Herrmann
BornMarch 13, 1867
Paris, France
DiedMay 16, 1909 (age 42)
Paris, France

Leon Herrmann (1867 - 1909) traveled with his uncle Compars Herrmann as a boy.[1]

Biography

He moved to the United States to continue his Uncle Alexander Herrmann's show after his death with his Aunt Adelaide Herrmann, billing himself as Herrmann III[2]

His wife Marie Herrmann was known as the "Queen of Illusions" for her numerous illusions that she performed in connection with her husband.[3][4]

He was on the cover of Mahatma, Vol 2., No. 4 (November 1898).

References

  1. "HERRMANN'S SUCCESSOR HERE; Leon, the Nephew of the Dead Magician, in New York", New York Times January 3, 1897
  2. AMERICAN NOTES by Henry R. Evans, Stanyon's Magic (July 1904)
  3. Sphinx, December 1907 (cover)
  4. Obit, Sphinx, June 1909