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Andre Letta

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Andre Letta
BornRobert Horne Stewart
circa 1875
Scotland
DiedJune 29, 1957 (age 81)

Andre Letta (c.1875-1957) was the was the stage name of the professional magician known as "The Scottish Court Magician". Letta also performed ventriloquism and puppetry.

Biography

He was one of the first magicians to perform in a kilt and did so into his seventies.[1]

In 1904 he journeyed from Scotland to America to present his magic.[2]

He was the first president of the Society of Scottish Magicians which began meeting in 1912.[3]

References

  1. The Wizard, April 1949
  2. World's Fair, OCTOBER 16th, 1937
  3. MODERN MARVELS MAGICIANS AND PORTOBELLO SHOWMEN by DAVID IRVING, Portobello On-line Local History Project, http://porty.org.uk/