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Marshall, the Mystic

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For his son, see Horace Marshall III (1902-1976)
Marshall, the Mystic

Cover of Mahatma June 1899
BornRobert Marschall
May 18, 1876
Langesalza, Thüringen, Germany
DiedJanuary 17, 1943 (age 66)

Marshall, the Mystic (fl. 1890s) was endorsed by leading critics and magicians as the "King of deceptive digital dexterity."


With his wife, they were featured on the Keith-Proctor Vaudeville circuit under the name of "Mystic Marshall and Company".[1]


  1. Cover, Mahatma, Vol. 2, No. 12, June 1899, Marshall, The Mystic
  • M-U-M, Vol. 102, No. 8, January 2013, The Nielsen Gallery, Marshall the Mystic and His Hats, by Tom Ewing, page 34