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Leah Goldston

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Leah Goldston
BornLeah Halter?
October 11, 1872
DiedOctober 11, 1955 (age 83)

Leah Goldston (1872-1955), wife of magician Will Goldston, was an actress and comedienne performing as "Leah Laurie" and "Lee Laurie".


She began performing magic with her husband as "Devo & Laurie, the Royal Mahatmas" around 1901. They married in 1902. Ser would later also perform by herself as "La Devo". She performed the Expanding Cube in England around 1908.[1]

She had a daughter before marrying Will, Dorothy, who in 1903 was appearing as Miss Dorothy Laurie, Child Artiste, a singer. She also had a son, William, born in 1924, but neither child were fathered by Will.[2]

She outlived Will who died in 1948.


  1. Glimpses of Goldston by Edwin A. Dawes (1999)
  2. Will Goldston, the man and the legen, Magic, December 2011