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Maurice F. Raymond
BornMaurice "Morris" Saunders
May 30, 1879
Akron, Ohio
DiedJanuary 27, 1948 (age 68)
New York City, New York
Resting placeSection O, Lot 5 of Glendale Cemetery in Akron, Ohio

Maurice Francois Raymond (1879-1948) toured the world as The Great Raymond.

Biography

He began performing as a young man in the United States, but achieved success first in England. Raymond played in the Vaudeville circuits and in 1910 he made a tour of Australia, spending considerable time in the Far East. He also visited Japan, China, Manila and Hawaii.

One act that Raymond was known for was his "Mytempsicosis — fastest trunk escape in the world", performed with his wife, Lipzka.

He was sponsored into the S.A.M. by Houdini in 1921.[1]

Books

References

  1. Obituary Bat No. 51, page 366