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Gunther Dammann

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Gunther Dammann
BornMarch 8, 1910
Berlin, Germany
Diedcirca 1941 (age 31)

Gunther Dammann (1910-1941) was an amateur magician who performed as "Robertini" and is noted for his biography on Jewish magicians.


Dammann took up magic in 1924 and was taught by Chevalier Ernest Thorn.[1] He contributor to magazines and newspapers and was a member of Magischer Zirkel, Hamburg.[2]

In letters, H. Adrian Smith warned Dammann that his 1933 book on Jewish magicians might inspire the wrath of the Nazi. Dammann was sent to a Nazi extermination camp near Riga, Latvia.[3]


  • Die Juden in der Taschen spieler kunst (1933, a Jewish Who's Who of magic).
  • Meister der Zauberkunst (1936)
  • Zauberkunst und Zauberkiinstler (1937)


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, March 1932
  2. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)
  3. Who's Who in Magic by Bart Whaley