Murray

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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.

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