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(Germany: 1726 - 16th May 1803)
British-Jewish parents. Moved to England in 1760. Likely inventor of Clock Dial (1777). He was the first magician of note to feature mind reading. He played in 1781 at the Haymarket Theatre in London to appreciative audiences. Was contemporary and rival of Philip Astley and Giuseppe Pinetti.
Breslaw's Last LegacyPhilip Breslaw
This early work from 1784 deals with a number of interesting subjects including conjuring, fortune telling, riddles, paradoxes, funny stories, math tricks, chemistry, electricity and other science tricks.
2020 / 3 / 31
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