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St. Roman

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St. Roman
BornSamuel Thiersfeld
October 14, 1829
Austria-Hungary
DiedJune 8, 1918 (age 88)

St. Roman (1829-1918), born Samuel Thiersfeld in Austria-Hungary, abandoned being a pastry cook for a life of music and magic in 1857.

Biography

He was a violinist and his act consisted of magic, celebrities impersonations and music. A pupil of Hofzinser, he was doing the Card through Handkerchief effect by 1897.[1]


References

  1. http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=109731