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Carl Lebert

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

Carl Lebert 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