Balabrega

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Balabrega (Aug 20, 1857 - June 20, 1906) was born John Balabrega Miller in Helsingborg, Sweden.  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.  
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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]]
  
Balabrega was killed on stage by an exploding gas stage light in 1906 in Brazil.
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== Biography ==
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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.  
  
== References ==
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Balabrega was killed on stage by an exploding gas stage light in 1906 in Pernambuco, Brazil.
  
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== References ==
 
[[Mahatma]] Vol 4, No. 2, August 1900.
 
[[Mahatma]] Vol 4, No. 2, August 1900.
  
 
[[Category:Biographies]]
 
[[Category:Biographies]]
 
[[Category:Swedish magicians]]
 
[[Category:Swedish magicians]]

Revision as of 14:17, 22 October 2008

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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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 in 1906 in Pernambuco, Brazil.

References

Mahatma Vol 4, No. 2, August 1900.

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