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Professor Anders

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Professor Anders
BornGeorges Blanchet
circa 1864
South of France
DiedJanuary 15, 1926 (age 61)
London, England
NationalityFrench

Professor Anders (c. 1864-1926) was the stage name of the French professional sleight-of-hand artist.[1]

Biography

Billing himself as "The Parisian Prestidigitateur," he was a exponent of The Chinese Rings and tricks of pure sleight-of-hand. He was a popular entertainer in London.[2]

The Professor was a member of The Magic Circle for many years. Born in the South of France, he died in hospital in London, at the age of 61, from chronic bronchitis and asthma.[3]

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic: An International Biographical Guide From Past to Present by Bart Whaley (1990)
  2. The Magic Wand, October-November, 1927
  3. Magic Circular, Feb. 1926