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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.


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]


  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