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Jawn Hrapkiewicz

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Jawn Hrapkiewicz

Cover of Sphinx (May 1914)
Galicia, Austria
DiedMay 31, 1915
Jawn "John" Hrapkiewicz (?-1915) had a large collection of magical apparatus and performed for the substantial European communities

of Detroit area.


He immigrated to the United States from Berlin, bringing with him a large collection of foreign apparatus, in hopes of making his fortune.[1].

He was a member of the Society of Detroit Magicians and died on May 31, 1915, at his home as the result of an accident.[2]


  1. The Sphinx. April 1914
  2. Sphinx May 1915