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BornJohn McNicol
February of 1847
Glasgow, Scotland
Monmouth, Illinois

Nicoli (1847-1903), born John McNicol and the father of Nicola (William Nicol) and Von Arx (Charles Nicol), was a conjuror who migrated from Scotland to the United States.[1]


Nicoli’s father was also a magician who flourished in Glasgow, Scotland.

He changed his name first to Nicol when arriving in the United States and later to Nicoli.

Nicoli operated a photo studio in Monmouth.