Chris Van Bern
|Chris Van Bern|
Cover of Sphinx (Nov. 1911)
|Died||February 7, 1950 |
Chris Van Bern (1871-1950), born Thomas Byrne in Liverpool of Irish parents was billed as "The Act that cannot be described" consisting of magic, music, quick changes and his Wine and Water trick.
He early made a study of general science and psychology in New York, and received diplomas from the College for Science and the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and Rochester City, and other institutions.
Van Bern was a Gold Medalist and Life Member of the Inner Magic Circle. He was President or Vice-President of fourteen other magical societies.
- ↑ Sphinx, November 1911