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Professor Du Payne

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Professor Du Payne
BornWilliam Charles Payne
1852
Exeter, England
DiedNovember 1, 1919
London, England
Professor Du Payne (1952-1919) reigned in London as The Prince of Street Magicians in the early 1900s.[1]

Biography

He began as an apprentice to his father, a baker. A full page illustration of him performing appeared in "The Tatler" for April 13th, 1904. [2]


References

  1. Conjuring by James Randi (1992)
  2. The Last of the Street Magicians, Magic Wand, March 1920