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'''Carl Lebert''' was an agent and professional magician born '''William Smith'''.
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'''Carl Lebert''' (c.1868-1907) was an agent and professional magician born '''William Smith'''.
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
 
Lebert was noted for his Continental hat entertainment, a variation from [[chapeaugraphy]]. He is also a conjurer, juggler, shadowist and paper manipulator. Lebert first produced his hat creation in 1894 which he would perform Maskelyne and Devant's in 1905.<ref> The Magical Entertainer By Selbit (1906)</ref>
 
Lebert was noted for his Continental hat entertainment, a variation from [[chapeaugraphy]]. He is also a conjurer, juggler, shadowist and paper manipulator. Lebert first produced his hat creation in 1894 which he would perform Maskelyne and Devant's in 1905.<ref> The Magical Entertainer By Selbit (1906)</ref>
 
  
 
On May 9, 1907, after not being able to get engagements to make his bills he committed suicide leaving a widow and five children unprovided for.<ref>The Magician (Goldston), May 1907</ref>
 
On May 9, 1907, after not being able to get engagements to make his bills he committed suicide leaving a widow and five children unprovided for.<ref>The Magician (Goldston), May 1907</ref>

Latest revision as of 21:40, 9 October 2014

Carl Lebert
BornWilliam Smith
circa 1868
DiedMay 9, 1907 (age 38)

Carl Lebert (c.1868-1907) was an agent and professional magician born William Smith.

Biography

Lebert was noted for his Continental hat entertainment, a variation from chapeaugraphy. He is also a conjurer, juggler, shadowist and paper manipulator. Lebert first produced his hat creation in 1894 which he would perform Maskelyne and Devant's in 1905.[1]

On May 9, 1907, after not being able to get engagements to make his bills he committed suicide leaving a widow and five children unprovided for.[2]

References

  1. The Magical Entertainer By Selbit (1906)
  2. The Magician (Goldston), May 1907