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Monsieur Bouvelard

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Monsieur Bouvelard
Born?
Died?
NationalityEnglish
Flourished1780s

Monsieur Bouvelard (fl. 1780s) is known for proudly proclaiming on his handbills that he "fairly beat" Highman Palatine (fl. 1760-1802) in a battle of magic at the Bush Tavern in Bristol (UK) on September 20, 1788[1].

Biography

His true nationality is unknown, but was probably English.

He also worked for Philip Breslaw in 1784 and he performed in Dublin in 1793/1794.[2]


References

  1. Panorama of Prestidigitators by Milbourne Christopher (1956)
  2. Pietro Micheli, "They lived by tricks – Palatino, Palatine, Breslaw and Boaz", published by the author, Italy, 2012.
Pietro Micheli, "They lived by tricks – Palatino, Palatine, Breslaw and Boaz", published by the author, Italy, 2012.

http://theylivedbytricks.comuv.com/