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Leah Goldston

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Leah Goldston, wife of magician Will Goldston, was an actress and comedienne performing as "Leah Laurie" and "Lee Laurie".

Leah Goldston
BornLeah Halter?
October 11, 1872
DiedOctober 11, 1955 (age 83)

She began performing magic with her husband as "Devo & Laurie, the Royal Mahatmas" around 1901. They married in 1902. Ser would later also perform by herself as "La Devo". She performed the Expanding Cube in England around 1908.[1]

She had a daughter before marrying Will, Dorothy, who in 1903 was appearing as Miss Dorothy Laurie, Child Artiste, a singer. She also had a son, William, born in 1924, but neither child were fathered by Will.[2]

She outlived Will who died in 1948.


  1. Glimpses of Goldston by Edwin A. Dawes (1999)
  2. Will Goldston, the man and the legen, Magic, December 2011