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Bill Brema

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Bill Brema
BornWilliam Brehmer
July 4, 1887
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedNovember 25, 1949 (age 62)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bill Brema (1887-1949), Carl Brema's son and successor, was associated with Kanter's Magic Shop.

Biography

He passed away from a heart attack while at work at the age of 62.[1] [2]

Bill Brema made the inventions of Walter B. Gibson's including Nickels to Dimes. Gibson rated Brema as the "Master Craftsman of Magic."[3]

References

  1. Obit, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Jan 1950
  2. The Linking Ring, Vol. 29, No. 11, January 1950, THE BROKEN WAND WILLIAM (BILL) BREMA, page 88
  3. Obit Linking Ring, January 1950
  • Bio-bibliographisches Lexikon der Zauberkünstler, Edition Volker Huber Offenbach, April 2002, page 52
  • The Conjurors' Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 3, May 1946, NICKELS TO DIMES, BREMA-MADE, page 10, 30
  • Genii Vol. 44, No. 7, July 1980, THE KANTER ESTABLISHMENT, page 461