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Ernst Basch

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Ernst Basch
BornNovember 21, 1838
DiedJanuary 28, 1908 (age 69)

Ernst Basch (1838-1908) was one of the Basch brothers that were all magic performers or manufacturers from Holland, later settling in Germany.


Basch performed between 1860 and 1887. He was also a manufacture out of his shop in Hamberg, Germany. Inventor of the illusions "The Aerial Bicycle Rider," "The Bridal Chamber," and the "Bewitched Table." [1][2]


  1. History of Conjuring and Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans (1928)
  2. Conjurers' Monthly Magazine, Vol. 02, No. 03 (1907)