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George Braund

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George Braund
BornJune 17, 1903
Loughborough, England
DiedJuly 18, 1961 (age 58)

George Braund (1903-1961) billed himself as "The biggest Thing in Magic" due to his size and personality.[1]


Braund was persuaded to turn professional by Russell Swann. He roamed the auditorium having fun with members of the audience.

He was a member of the Magic Circle. A frequent performer at Magic Circle concerts, he played then in the character of a bumbling clergyman.

Braund continued as a magician with the services throughout the war (which he was a Captain) performing for the Entertainments National Services Association.[2]


  1. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)
  2. Obit, Abracadabra, July 28, 1961