Alexander Herrmann

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[[Alexander Herrmann]] {{PersonInfo|February 10, |1844|December 17, |1896}} was a French magician, better known as "The Great Herrmann" and "Herrman the Great" and was part of the [[Herrmann]] family name which has been called "first-family of magic".  
Alexander Herrmann (February 10, 1844 December 17, 1896) was a French magician, better known as The Great Herrmann.
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Alexander was born in Paris to Samuel and Anna Sarah Herrmann, a physician who occasionally performed throughout Europe as a conjuror. Alexander's brother [[Compars Herrmann]] left medical school at an early age to pursue a career as a magician and served as a role model and inspiration for Alexander.
 
Alexander was born in Paris to Samuel and Anna Sarah Herrmann, a physician who occasionally performed throughout Europe as a conjuror. Alexander's brother [[Compars Herrmann]] left medical school at an early age to pursue a career as a magician and served as a role model and inspiration for Alexander.
  
Alexander joined his brother's stage show at the age of eight and the brothers toured the world together. Eventually they would go their separate ways, Compars returning to Europe and Alexander to America where he became a naturalized citizen in July 1876 in Boston. Throughout the 1870s and 1880s, Alexander and his wife [[Adelaide Herrmann]] performed together in elaborate stage shows. The pair adapted Robert Houdin's Aerial Suspension routine and performed their own version of the bullet catch.
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Alexander joined his brother's stage show at the age of eight and the brothers toured the world together. Eventually they would go their separate ways, Compars returning to Europe and Alexander to America where he became a naturalized citizen in July 1876 in Boston. Throughout the 1870s and 1880s, Alexander and his wife [[Adelaide Herrmann]] performed together in elaborate stage shows. The pair adapted [[Robert Houdin]]'s [[Aerial Suspension]] routine and performed their own version of the [[bullet catch]].
  
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Herrmann was one of the few magicians that actually produced a rabbit from a hat.
  
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Revision as of 13:34, 16 March 2010

Alexander Herrmann Template:PersonInfo was a French magician, better known as "The Great Herrmann" and "Herrman the Great" and was part of the Herrmann family name which has been called "first-family of magic".

Alexander was born in Paris to Samuel and Anna Sarah Herrmann, a physician who occasionally performed throughout Europe as a conjuror. Alexander's brother Compars Herrmann left medical school at an early age to pursue a career as a magician and served as a role model and inspiration for Alexander.

Alexander joined his brother's stage show at the age of eight and the brothers toured the world together. Eventually they would go their separate ways, Compars returning to Europe and Alexander to America where he became a naturalized citizen in July 1876 in Boston. Throughout the 1870s and 1880s, Alexander and his wife Adelaide Herrmann performed together in elaborate stage shows. The pair adapted Robert Houdin's Aerial Suspension routine and performed their own version of the bullet catch.

Herrmann was one of the few magicians that actually produced a rabbit from a hat.

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