Cover of Genii (1960)
|Born||George Lewis Weisensel|
May 30, 1898
Rochester, New York
|Died||August 11, 1990 (age 92) |
George Weisensel (1898-1990), aka Weisini, was a semi-professional magician. He did escapes starting in 1926 and then magic in 1930.
Mr Weisensel moved to the Baltimore, Maryland area in 1924, where he later became a traveling dental salesman. After retiring as a salesman, he made theatrical appearances with a performing dog act.
He was a life member of the Columbia Conjurers (of Maryland), belonged to the Keller Thurston Assembly of the Society of American Magicians and a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
Awards and Honors
- Best of Baltimore award from the Mayor for his lifetime of service entertaining people in the Baltimore area (1988)
- Cover Genii 1960 November