January 15, 1883
|Died||February 18, 1957 (age 74) |
Taft (1883-1957), born Albert Sachse in Germany, was a professional circus illusionist starting around 1914.
As a young man he emigrated to the United States and worked there as a sideshow magician. After losing money in the early cinema business, Sachse returned to Berlin. In Germany, he put together an illusion show for the circus.
- ↑ THE BIRTH OF CIRCUS MAGIC IN BERLIN by Fred Maldino, Magicol No. 124 (August 1997)