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Carl Lebert

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Carl Lebert
BornWilliam Smith
circa 1868
DiedMay 9, 1907 (age 38)

Carl Lebert (c.1868-1907) was an agent and professional magician born William Smith.

Biography

Lebert was noted for his Continental hat entertainment, a variation from chapeaugraphy. He is also a conjurer, juggler, shadowist and paper manipulator. Lebert first produced his hat creation in 1894 which he would perform Maskelyne and Devant's in 1905.[1]

On May 9, 1907, after not being able to get engagements to make his bills he committed suicide leaving a widow and five children unprovided for.[2]

References

  1. The Magical Entertainer By Selbit (1906)
  2. The Magician (Goldston), May 1907