Though lesser known than most in the history of magic, Austrian Louis Haselmayer was actually a magician of great skill and many talents. He toured the world and was noted for his spectacular illusions and showmanship, as well as his ‘little creatures’—white mice and canaries that he trained to perform various tricks.
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Louis Haselmayer – History of Magic: Perhaps a lesser known but never the less skillful performer was Louis Haselmayer, born in Vienna on September 18,1838. He was orphaned at age 7 but an uncle saw to his careful education by attending the ‘Realschulle’ where young Louis distinguished