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Eugene Bosco

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Eugene Bosco
Born1823
Died1891
NationalityItalian

Eugene Bosco (1823–1891) was the son of the magician Bartolomeo Bosco who went on to become a popular magician himself.

Biography

He was handicapped by a crippled hand. He had accidentally shot himself while doing some trick, the gun went off without any notice.

Bosco died in poverty, just like his father before him.

He is credited with the invention was the Sand Frame.

References

  • 83. Leotard Bosco, Conjurer and Entrepreneur - A Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities By Edwin A. Dawes
  • 271. Signor Bosco and Son: The Story of Saul Abram Warschawski and His Son Alfred - A Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities By Edwin A. Dawes
  • Sphinx, Vol 1 pg 101 - A letter from Houdini