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'''Bill Severn''' was a journalist and professional club act magician specializing in  cigarettes and silks. <ref>Who's Who in Magic, [[Sphinx]], May, 1933</ref>
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'''Bill Severn''' was a journalist and professional club act magician specializing in  cigarettes and silks. <ref>Who's Who in Magic, [[Sphinx]], May, 1934</ref>
  
 
Severn  worked for Associated Press as a radio news editor starting in 1941 and
 
Severn  worked for Associated Press as a radio news editor starting in 1941 and

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Bill Severn
BornWilliam Irving Severn
May 11, 1913
Brooklyn, New York
DiedMay 8, 1992 (age 78)
CategoriesBooks by Bill Severn

Bill Severn was a journalist and professional club act magician specializing in cigarettes and silks. [1]

Severn worked for Associated Press as a radio news editor starting in 1941 and was long-time magic columnist for Boys' Life magazine.

Severn wrote more than 50 books for children and 25 on magic.[2]

Books

  • Magic from Your Pocket (1965)
  • Magic Across The Table (1972)
  • Bill Severn's Big Book of Magic (1973)
  • Magic in Mind: Mental Magic Tricks (1974)
  • Bill Severn's Magic Workshop (1976)
  • Bill Severn's Guide to Magic as a Hobby (1979)
  • More Magic In Your Pockets (1980)
  • Bill Severn's Impromptu Magic (1982)
  • Bill Severn's Amazing Magic (1992)

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, May, 1934
  2. Obit, Magic, June 1992