Balabrega

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Balabrega (Aug 20, 1857 - June 20, 1906), born John M. Miller in Helsingborg, Sweden, performed at evening parties and entertaining the various Swedish societies in Brooklyn, New York, and started on a tour of South America. [[Image:Balabrega.jpg|thumb|right]]
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Balabrega (Aug 20, 1857 - June 20, 1906), born John M. Miller in Helsingborg, Sweden, performed at evening parties and entertaining the various Swedish societies in Brooklyn, New York, and started on a tour of South America.  
 
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He emigrated to the U.S. at age eleven and started performing at an early age with his father as the Swedish Wonder and the Boy Magician. He developed a two person mentalism act with his wife, Emily Linderm.  
 
He emigrated to the U.S. at age eleven and started performing at an early age with his father as the Swedish Wonder and the Boy Magician. He developed a two person mentalism act with his wife, Emily Linderm.  
  
Balabrega was killed on stage by an exploding gas stage light in 1906 in Pernambuco, Brazil.
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Balabrega was killed on stage by an exploding gas stage light on June 12, 1900 in Pernambuco, Brazil.<ref>[[Mahatma]] Vol 4, No. 2, August 1900.</ref><ref>Tragic Magic by Joshua Jay, [[Gibeciere]] Summer 2010</ref>
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
[[Mahatma]] Vol 4, No. 2, August 1900.
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Revision as of 11:37, 29 October 2010

Balabrega (Aug 20, 1857 - June 20, 1906), born John M. Miller in Helsingborg, Sweden, performed at evening parties and entertaining the various Swedish societies in Brooklyn, New York, and started on a tour of South America.

Balabrega
BornJohn M. Miller
August 20, 1857
Helsingborg, Sweden
DiedJune 20, 1906 (age 48)

Biography

He emigrated to the U.S. at age eleven and started performing at an early age with his father as the Swedish Wonder and the Boy Magician. He developed a two person mentalism act with his wife, Emily Linderm.

Balabrega was killed on stage by an exploding gas stage light on June 12, 1900 in Pernambuco, Brazil.[1][2]

References

  1. Mahatma Vol 4, No. 2, August 1900.
  2. Tragic Magic by Joshua Jay, Gibeciere Summer 2010
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