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Carmo

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Carmo
BornHarry Cameron
November 08, 1881
Melbourne, Australia
DiedAugust 1, 1944 (age 62)
Coventry, England

Harry Cameron (November 8, 1881- August 1, 1944) was an Australian born magician who performed as Carmo and The Great Carmo.

Biography

He began his career as a strongman before moving to England and establishing his own circus. Organizing a tent show billed as "The Great Carmo Circus Menagerie," he toured the British Isles featuring many animals.

He developed the Carmo Beads routine and a silk production without apparatus.[1][2][3]

References

  1. Sphinx, Vol. 43 (1944) Page 204 - Report of his death
  2. The Magic Circular, Vol. 69, No. 760, March 1975, The Rambler, C. Hansford Beere, page 68
  3. Linking Ring, Vol. 66, page 63, 1986
  • Tops Magazine, Vol. 9, No. 11, November 1944, The Great Carmo Dies, page 23
  • Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 41, No. 1053, April 1966, Forgotten Legacies – 5, The Great Carmo, by A.R.H., page 199
  • Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 41, No. 1054, April 1966, Forgotten Legacies – 5 (continued), The Great Carmo, by A.R.H., page 215
  • The Magic Circular, Vol. 69, No. 762, May 1975, Letters to the Editor - Carmo from Bayard Grimshaw, page 117
  • http://www.circopedia.org/The_Great_Carmo