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[[Joseffy]] (1873-1946)  built is own illusions and performed for many years in the [[Chautauqua]] circuit. He was also an expert electrician and machinist.
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'''Joseffy''' (1873-1946)  built is own illusions and performed for many years in the [[Chautauqua]] circuit. He was also a musician, electrician and machinist.
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
Freud started in magic in 1900, working as a mechanic for the Chicago magic dealer [[H. J. Burlingame]].
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Joseffy, distant relative of Sigmund Freud, started in magic in 190, working as a mechanic for the Chicago magic dealer [[H. J. Burlingame]].
  
 
He performed on the [[Lyceum]] circuit starting around 1903, billing himself as Joseffy, a "Necromancer".  He eventually stopped performing and became an electrical engineer.
 
He performed on the [[Lyceum]] circuit starting around 1903, billing himself as Joseffy, a "Necromancer".  He eventually stopped performing and became an electrical engineer.
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Being very secretive about his inventions, it's been stated that in his book, ''The Marvelous Creations of Joseffy'' by [[David P. Abbott]] (1908), he either faked the photographs or showed apparatus that he did not actually use in the tricks to mislead the readers to the genuine secrets.
 
Being very secretive about his inventions, it's been stated that in his book, ''The Marvelous Creations of Joseffy'' by [[David P. Abbott]] (1908), he either faked the photographs or showed apparatus that he did not actually use in the tricks to mislead the readers to the genuine secrets.
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He was also an accomplished musician, his instrument being a violin.
 
== Books ==
 
== Books ==
 
* The Marvelous Creations of Joseffy by David P. Abbott (1908)
 
* The Marvelous Creations of Joseffy by David P. Abbott (1908)

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Joseffy
BornJoseph Freud
March 3, 1873
Vienna, Austria
DiedMay 26, 1946 (age 73)
San Antonio, Texas

Joseffy (1873-1946) built is own illusions and performed for many years in the Chautauqua circuit. He was also a musician, electrician and machinist.

Contents

Biography

Joseffy, distant relative of Sigmund Freud, started in magic in 190, working as a mechanic for the Chicago magic dealer H. J. Burlingame.

He performed on the Lyceum circuit starting around 1903, billing himself as Joseffy, a "Necromancer". He eventually stopped performing and became an electrical engineer.

One of his mechanical creations was the talking Skull of Balsamo.

Being very secretive about his inventions, it's been stated that in his book, The Marvelous Creations of Joseffy by David P. Abbott (1908), he either faked the photographs or showed apparatus that he did not actually use in the tricks to mislead the readers to the genuine secrets. You want eventually add some information to the page. The biographical information tell:

He was also an accomplished musician, his instrument being a violin.

Books

  • The Marvelous Creations of Joseffy by David P. Abbott (1908)
  • Joseffy by Carl Sandburg (promotional booklet) (1910)

Patents

References

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  • The Marvelous Creations of Joseffy
  • The Marvelous Creations of Joseffy by David Phelps Abbott (1911)
  • Chautauqua & Lyceum Magicians
  • Who's who in the lyceum By Alfred Augustus Wright (1906)
  • INSIGHTS INTO JOSEFFY by Jim Steinmeyer, Magicol May 1997 No. 123
  • INSIGHTS INTO JOSEFFY: VIII Joseph Freud and Joseffy by Jim Steinmeyer, Magicol No. 130 February 1999
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 25, No. 6, August 1945, JOSEFFY AND HIS MAGIC by M. S. Mahendra, page 17
  • The Sphinx, Vol. XLV, No. 1, March 1946, Joseffy Dies - March 3, 1873 - May 26, 1946, page 127
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 26, No. 4, June 1946, JOSEFFY DIES, page 64
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 26, No. 5, July 1946, The Great Joseffy Passes by M. S. Mahendra, page 23
  • Tops, Vol. 11, No. 7, July 1946, JOSEFFY DIES, page 24
  • Genii, Vol. 74, No.10, October 2011, THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS by JOHN GAUGHAN AS TOLD TO DUSTIN STINETT, BALSAMO, THE LIVING SKULL, page 26
  • Genii, Vol. 74, No.11, November 2011, THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS by JOHN GAUGHAN AS TOLD TO DUSTIN STINETT, Joseffy’s Rapping Hand, page 32
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