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Georg Heubeck

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Georg Heubeck
BornGeorg Heubeck
August 30, 1829
Vienna, Austria
DiedMarch 8, 1899 (age 69)
Vienna, Austria

Georg Heubeck (1829-1899), born in Vienna, was one of Hofzinser's favorite pupils.


In 1870, he was assistant to Compars Herrmann and a few years later in the year 1873, he was engaged by Kratky-Baschik to perform at his theatre in Vienna. He played there for eight straight years.

During his last years of life, before he died blind and poverty-stricken, he was aided by Ottokar Fischer whom he revealed many of Hofzinser's unique card experiments. [1]


  1. The History of Conjuring and Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans (1928)
  • Die Zauberwelt, Vol. 3, No. 7, Juli 1897, Georg Heubeck, page 97
  • Die Zauberwelt, Vol. 3, No. 8, August 1897, Georg Heubeck (Schluss), page 113
  • Die Zauberwelt, Vol. 5, No. 4, April 1899, Georg Heubeck †, by O. Fischer, page 62
  • Conjurers' Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, April 1908, History in the World of Magic, by Harry Houdini – George Heubeck, page 230
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 19, No. 2, April 1920, Adventures in Magic, by Henry R. Evans, Four Famous Fantaisistes - George Heubeck, pp. 50
  • The Sphinx, Vol. 33, No. 1, March 1934, Austrian Magicians, by Ottokar Fischer – Georg Heubeck, page 10
  • M-U-M, Vol. 95, No. 7, December 2005, Who’s Who in Viennese Magic, Georg Heubeck, page 32
  • Bio-bibliographisches Lexikon der Zauberkünstler Edition Volker Huber, April 2002, Heubeck, Georg = Pian Leonardi, österr. Zauberkünstler (*30.08.1829 Wien; †08.03.1899 Wien), page 15