Moi-Yo Miller

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Moi-Yo Miller
Moi-Yo Miller.jpg
Miller in 1948
Born
Mona Loretta Miller

(1914-04-24)24 April 1914
Died7 October 2018(2018-10-07) (aged 104)
NationalityAustralian
OccupationIllusionist, magic assistant
EmployerDante the Magician

Moi-Yo Miller was the stage name of Mona Loretta Miller (24 April 1914 – 7 October 2018),[1][2] was an Australian entertainer. She toured the world as a magicians assistant and illusionist to the stage magician Dante (Aka Harry Jansen), during the Golden Age of Magic of the 1930s and 1940s.[3]

In 1993 she received the Dragon Award presented by the J. Marberger Stuart Foundation.[4] She celebrated her 100th birthday in 2014.[5]

Miller died of dementia on 7 October 2018 in Prahran, Victoria at the age of 104.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sim Sala Bim: It's Moi-Yo magic". Retrieved 2 October 2010. She was born Mona Loretta Miller in 1914, the start of World War 1.
  2. Ryan, Jemma. "Geelong-born illusionist Moi-Yo Miller dies aged 104". www.geelongadvertiser.com.au. Retrieved 2018-10-11.
  3. "Dante on stage with Moi-Yo Miller". National Picture Library of Australia. Archived from the original on 18 September 2008. Retrieved 9 April 2009.
  4. "1993 Dragon Award - Moi Yo Miller and Arturo Montes". J. Marberger Stuart Foundation. Retrieved 9 April 2009.
  5. Happy 100th Birthday Moi Yo Miller
  6. Geelong-born illusionist Moi-Yo Miller dies aged 104