Eric de la Mare

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Eric de la Mare
Borncirca 1901
DiedSeptember 09, 1957 (age 55)

Eric de la Mare (c.1901-1957), a Civil Engineer, was part of a small group of magical neighbors in the 1950s known as "The Six", who met once a month at each others houses.

Biography

He spent much of his life abroad. He lived in Ceylon for 24 years, where he met up with and spend time with Max Malini

Finding time on his hands, he gravitated to an engineering job in London, where he would have lunchtime meetings with Roy Walton, John Derris and Alex Elmsley.

He became part of a small group of magical neighbors in the 1950s that got together, meeting once a month at each others houses. Named "The Six", the original members were Eric, Peter Warlock, Jack Avis, Dr. Nicholls Harley, Francis Haxton and Brian McCarthy.

In 1955, Eric became the Magic Circle's Chairman of the Committee responsible for the event to be commemorate its Golden Jubilee.

He bequeathed his collection of books and periodicals on Magic to The Magic Circle.


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