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BornJean Arnolis
July 14, 1905
Liege, Belgium
DiedFebruary 10, 1970 (age 64)

Monarque was a FISM winning sleight-of-hand expert and ventriloquist.[1]

He also performed his paper-magic act as "Paperman" and a pickpocket act as "Jean Lupin".

He was a member of Association Syndicale des Artistes Prestidigitateurs. [2]


  • FISM 1951 Paris, Originality


  • Decoupures magjques de papier (1938)
  • Les mains magiques (1946 with Pierre Balister)
  • Je suis prestidigitateur (1962)


  1. WHO'S WHO IN MAGIC, Sphinx, November 1935
  2. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)