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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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Severn wrote more than 50 books for children and 25 on magic.<ref>Obit, Magic, June 1992</ref>
 
Severn wrote more than 50 books for children and 25 on magic.<ref>Obit, Magic, June 1992</ref>
 
== Books ==
 
== Books ==
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* [[Magic Wherever You Are]] (1957)
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* [[Shadow Magic]] (1959)
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* Magic from Your Pocket (1965)
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* Magic Across The Table (1972)
 
* Bill Severn's Big Book of Magic (1973)
 
* Bill Severn's Big Book of Magic (1973)
 
* Magic in Mind: Mental Magic Tricks (1974)
 
* Magic in Mind: Mental Magic Tricks (1974)
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* Bill Severn's Magic Workshop (1976)
 
* Bill Severn's Guide to Magic as a Hobby (1979)
 
* Bill Severn's Guide to Magic as a Hobby (1979)
* Bill Severn's Impromptu Magic
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* More Magic In Your Pockets (1980)
* Bill Severn's Magic Workshop
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* Bill Severn's Impromptu Magic (1982)
* Magic Across The Table
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* Magic with Rope, Ribbon and String (1982)
* Magic In Your Pocket
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* [[Magic Fun for Everyone]] (1986)
* More Magic In Your Pockets
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* Bill Severn's Amazing Magic (1992)
* Bill Severn's Amazing Magic
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== References ==
 
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Revision as of 05:30, 25 March 2012

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

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 Wherever You Are (1957)
  • Shadow Magic (1959)
  • 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)
  • Magic with Rope, Ribbon and String (1982)
  • Magic Fun for Everyone (1986)
  • Bill Severn's Amazing Magic (1992)

References

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