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Revision as of 20:02, 29 March 2012

Balabrega (1857-1906), born John M. Miller in Helsingborg in 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)
NationalitySwedish

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