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Louis Gautier

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Louis Gautier
BornAugust 26, 1866
Blackheath, Kent, England
DiedMay 25, 1943 (age 76)

Louis Gautier (1866-1943), a portrait painter, was an amateur comedy magician.[1]


Gautier was a founding member of the Magic Circle and the third president of The Magicians' Club (1930-34).[2]

He originally studied singing, developed throat trouble so took up portrait painting.

Gautier wrote a column of articles in "The Stage" under the title "Magicana". [3][4]


  1. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)
  2. Magic Circular July-August 1943
  3. The Stage Archive
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