|Born||Willard Aldrich Palmer|
Bill Palmer (b. 1942) played the part of Merlin the Magician from 1975 - 2000 at various Renaissance Festivals in the South, including Texas Renaissance Festival, Scarborough Faire and the Florida Renaissance Festival and is the curator of Cups and Balls Museum.
Graduated in 1964 from Rice University, BA Germanics.
Translator of German books :
- Magical Adventures and Fairy Tales By Punx (1989)
- Fourth Dimensional Mysteries By Punx (1990)
- Farewell Performance By Punx (1991)
- Paramiracles (with Dr. Oliver Erens, co translator) by Ted Lesley (1994)
- Sheherazade By Borodin (2003)
- Final Curtain By Borodin (2005)
- Mindreading and Telepathy by Erik Jan Hanussen (2008)