Bernard M. L. Ernst
|Bernard M. L. Ernst|
|Born||Bernard Morris Leon Ernst|
March 17, 1879
|Died||November 28, 1938 (age 59) |
Bernard's interest in magic began when he attended a performance of Frederick Eugene Powell while at the College of the City of New York, he later graduated from Columbia University. A partner in the law firm of Ernst, Cane and Berner, he specialized with copyright and theatrical matters.
He was elected president of the Society of American Magicians in 1926, after Houdini's death.