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[[Murray]] (1901 - January 22th 1988 ) was born Leo Norman Maurien Murray Stuart Carrington-Walters in Australia. He performed for several decades all over the world, best known for his publicity escape stunts he devised. He may have been the person who coined the word "Escapologist".  Some regarded him better then [[Houdini]].
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[[Murray]] (1901 - 1988) performed for several decades all over the world, best known for his publicity escape stunts he devised. He may have been the person who coined the word "Escapologist".  Some regarded him better then [[Houdini]].
  
 
He retired in 1950 and opened Murray's Magic Mart in England.
 
He retired in 1950 and opened Murray's Magic Mart in England.
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==References ==
 
==References ==
 
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* Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston
 
* Obit [[Genii 1987 November]]
 
* Obit [[Genii 1987 November]]
 
 
*http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Forum=12&topic=000186
 
*http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Forum=12&topic=000186
  

Revision as of 13:37, 20 July 2010

Murray
BornLeo Norman Maurien Murray Stuart Carrington-Walters
November 11, 1901
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
DiedJanuary 22, 1988 (age 86)
Known forEscapes
Murray (1901 - 1988) performed for several decades all over the world, best known for his publicity escape stunts he devised. He may have been the person who coined the word "Escapologist". Some regarded him better then Houdini.

He retired in 1950 and opened Murray's Magic Mart in England.

In 1986, he received the Masters Fellowship the Academy of Magical Arts.

References