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Howard de Courcy

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Howard de Courcy
BornMartin Vincent Veglio
September 24, 1914
Corzoneso, Switzerland
DiedMarch 9, 1990 (age 75)

Howard de Courcy (1914-1990) was a professional magician that performed in England.


He came to England with his family to work in the hotel business but took up magic instead.[1]

Will Goldston was his mentor, giving him tips on publicity and advice on how to present his tricks.

With his canary, Garbo, he starting performing at private parties, then cabarets and eventually theaters. He gave over 3,000 performances at the Whitehall Theatre.[2]

He was a member of the Magicians' Club.[3]


  1. The Conjurer and The Canary By Milbourne Christopher, Sphinx November 1944
  2. Obit, Magic Circular, Mary 1990
  3. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)