Herr De Barr
Aside from the similarity of this performer’s name to that of Mons. Philippe De Barr, there is little more to note than a fleeting reference to this magician.
The Adelaide Express, October 23, 1865
- Advertisement - The Celebrated Court Minstrels / Supported by the / World-Renowned Herr De Barr /
the Greatest Wizard of the Age /
have the honor to announce that they will make their appearance at the undermentioned towns, being the commencement of a series of Entertainments prior to their appearance at White's Rooms:-
SALISBURY , October 25,
and all the principal towns en route to the Burra. of which due notice will be given.
S. Simmonds, Agent.
The Adelaide Express, November 13, 1865 -
It will be seen by our advertising columns that Professor De Barr, a wizard, assisted by Mr. Frank Leathwood, a dancer, will give a series of entertainments at White's Rooms this week, commencing on Tuesday evening. We understand that all these performers are clever in their respective lines of business, but that Mr. De Barr himself, in addition to his powers of conjuring, possesses most extraordinary talent as an arithmetician, and some of his feats in mental calculation are really marvellous.