Bercelini (April 2, 1892 - ? ), born H. van Berkel in Holland, made his debut as a conjurer in 1908 and during the World War he gave 600 performances in the camps of the Dutch army.
Bercelini has invented a number of tricks and illusions, among them being the "Hovering Vase."
There was also an IBM member #1485 Johannes Corneli van Berkel, (The Great Bercelini) from Holland listed in the the Linking Ring Vol. 06 (May 1927) issue.
- ↑ History of Conjuring and Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans (1928)