|Born||Orville Wayne Meyer|
August 25, 1911
|Died||June 22, 1992 (age 80) |
|Categories||Books by Orville Meyer|
Orville Wayne Meyer (1911 - 1992) worked as "The Wizard Of Ah's" mostly in the Midwest United States around the Denver Colorado area. Prior to that in the 1930s, he was know as "The Nebraska Boy Wonder."
During War World II, he served in the U.S. Army and performed on the USO circuit at various Army bases. After holding many jobs around the country, he retired in 1972 and moved back to Denver to devoted full time to magic.
He created the classic effects of "Think Ink" (1942) and "Water to Wine" where a glassful of water changed to ink or wine at the performer's command.
- 13 Jumbo Card Effects (1937)
- Magic in the Modern Manner (1949)
- The Amazing Magic Square and Master Memory Demonstration (1961)
- Telepathy in Action (1961)
- Orville Meyer on the Bullet Catch (1985)?
- ↑ The Sphinx, Vol. 30, No. 3, May 1931, Who's Who in Magic, page 114
- ↑ Cover, The Linking Ring, Vol. 64, No. 8, August 1984, Our Cover, Orville Meyer, by Robert (Ned) Nedbalski, page 49
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 22, No. 8, October 1942, Orville W. Meyer, page 37
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 27, No. 7, September 1947, Orville Meyer, Magician, by Wilbur Kattner, page 45
- Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 41, No. 10, March 1952, Orville Meyer, magician-of-the-month, by Leslie P. Guest, page 279
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 72, No. 9, September 1992, Broken Wand, Orville Meyer, page 118
- M-U-M, Vol. 82, No. 4, September 1992, Obituary, Orville W. Meyer, page 37
- Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 82, No. 7, December 1992, M-U-M Magicians of the Month, by Robert Parnell - Orville Wayne Meyer, page 16
- http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=36082067 Orville Wayne Meyer