Who is nice with early twentieth century manuscript German? That is the final written phrases of the magician Wiljalba Frikell, present in his go well with jacket and given to Harry Houdini by Madame Frikell and now within the Houdini papers @ransomcenter. I’ve by no means seen it translated although. pic.twitter.com/38ObOqHgxY
— Eric Colleary (@ecolleary) April 13, 2022
Wiljalba Frikell was a well-known magician earlier than Houdini’s time. It was Frikell, not Robert-Houdin, who first rejected wizard robes in favor of carrying night costume. The younger Houdini went to nice lengths to go to the magician at his residence in Kotchenbroda, Germany in 1903. However when Harry arrived, he discovered Frikell laying useless in his parlor, having suffered a coronary heart assault simply hours earlier than.