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Otis Everett Crosby

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Otis Everett Crosby
BornOtis Everett Crosby


Otis Everett Crosby (fl. 1850s-1860s) performed as The Great Professor Everett. Everett produced a very popular and successful show for at least two decades


His visit to the tinsmith shop of Gus Rich, got Rich interested in magic.

When he retired in 1869 he sold the use of his stage name along with some equipment to E. Cooper Taylor.[1][2]


  1. Everett and His Pavilion of Magic, Music and Mirth By Gary Hunt, Magical Pastimes, Todd Karr
  2. E. COOPER TAYLOR And His Fellow Touring Magicians of 1869 by E. Cooper Taylor III, Yankee Magic Collector, 1990