Jacob Philadelphia was an English magician and kabbalist born on August 14, 1735. He is remembered as the pioneer of Phantasmagoria, a performance magic show about ghosts. His show was the first of its kind and was popular in the late 18th century.
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Former Magician and kabbalist remembered as the pioneer of Phantasmagoria, a performance magic show about ghosts.
He received his education from Dr. Christopher Witt.
He wrote the book Little Treatise on Strange and Suitable Feats in 1774.
He was born in England.
He was born Jacob Meyer, but changed his last name to Philadelphia to honor the memory of Benjamin Franklin, who was born in the American city.