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Wilhelm Basch

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Wilhelm Basch
BornFreidrich Joseph Basch
March 24, 1833
DiedMarch 23, 1877 (age 43)

Wilhelm (William) Basch (1833-1877) was one of the Basch brothers that were all magic performers or manufacturers from Holland, later settling in Germany.


He married a sister of magician Herman Mellini. Basch traveled to England, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Turkey. [1][2]


  1. History of Conjuring and Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans (1928)
  2. Conjurers' Monthly Magazine, Vol. 02, No. 03 (1907)