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Wilhelm Basch

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Wilhelm Basch
BornFreidrich Joseph Basch
March 24, 1833
DiedMarch 23, 1877 (age 43)

Wilhelm (William) Basch was one of the Basch brothers that were all magic performers or manufacturers from Holland, later settling in Germany.

He married a sister of magician Herman Mellini. Basch traveled to England, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Turkey. [1][2]


  1. History of Conjuring and Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans (1928)
  2. Conjurers' Monthly Magazine, Vol. 02, No. 03 (1907)