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'''Charles Oswald Williams''' (1864 - 1924) a magician from Cardiff
 
'''Charles Oswald Williams''' (1864 - 1924) a magician from Cardiff
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[[Professor Hoffmann]] acknowledged Williams in the preface of [[Later Magic]] (1904). [[Charles Lang Neil]] received contributions from Williams for parts of [[The Modern Conjurer]] (1902) when it was republished as separate titles in 1904, as part of the "[[Yellow Peril]]" series.  Williams contributed items to [[Modern Card Manipulation]] and [[After-Dinner Sleights  and  Pocket Tricks]].
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[[Professor Hoffmann]] acknowledged Williams in the preface of [[Later Magic]] (1904). [[Charles Lang Neil]] received contributions from Williams for parts of [[The Modern Conjurer]] (1902) when it was republished as separate titles in 1904, as part of the "[[Yellow Peril]]" series.  Williams contributed items to [[Modern Card Manipulation]] and [[After-Dinner Sleights  and  Pocket Tricks]].<ref>174. CHARLES OSWALD WILLIAMS THE CARDIFF CONJURER in Complete Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2005)</ref><ref>175. CHARLES OSWALD WILLIAMS AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO MAGIC in Complete Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2005)</ref><ref>185. MORE OF CHARLES OSWALD WILLIAMS, HIS BUSINESS AND FAMILY in Complete Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2005)</ref>
  
 
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Wiliams was great friends with [[Chung Ling Soo]]<ref>
Wiliams was great friends with [[Chung Ling Soo]],
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</ref> and [[Cardini]] went to Williams to buy his first effects.<ref>
[[Cardini]] went to Williams to buy his first effects.
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{{See also|[[Carl Orton Williams]] of Sydney, Australia and [[Oswald Williams]]}}
{{See also|Another C. O. Williams, [[Carl Orton Williams]] of Sydney, Australia and [[Oswald Williams]]}}
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== Honors and Awards ==
 
== Honors and Awards ==
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* 174. CHARLES OSWALD WILLIAMS THE CARDIFF CONJURER in Complete Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2005)
 
 
* 175. CHARLES OSWALD WILLIAMS AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO MAGIC in Complete Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2005)
 
 
* 185. MORE OF CHARLES OSWALD WILLIAMS, HIS BUSINESS AND FAMILY in Complete Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2005)
 
  
  
 
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Revision as of 13:09, 16 October 2010

Charles Oswald Williams (1864 - 1924) a magician from Cardiff who performed as "Charles Oswald" and later became a dealer.

Charles Oswald Williams
BornCharles Oswald Williams
September 26 1864
DiedJanuary 30, 1924 (age 59)
NationalityWelsh
Professor Hoffmann acknowledged Williams in the preface of Later Magic (1904). Charles Lang Neil received contributions from Williams for parts of The Modern Conjurer (1902) when it was republished as separate titles in 1904, as part of the "Yellow Peril" series. Williams contributed items to Modern Card Manipulation and After-Dinner Sleights and Pocket Tricks.[1][2][3]

Wiliams was great friends with Chung Ling Soo[4] and Cardini went to Williams to buy his first effects.[5]


See also: Carl Orton Williams of Sydney, Australia and Oswald Williams.

Honors and Awards

  • Chosen to appear at the First Grand Magical Seance of The Magic Circle, held at St. George's Hall on 10 April, 1906.
  • The Magician of the Month in The Sphinx for October 1904

References

  1. 174. CHARLES OSWALD WILLIAMS THE CARDIFF CONJURER in Complete Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2005)
  2. 175. CHARLES OSWALD WILLIAMS AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO MAGIC in Complete Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2005)
  3. 185. MORE OF CHARLES OSWALD WILLIAMS, HIS BUSINESS AND FAMILY in Complete Rich Cabinet of Magical Curiosities by Edwin A. Dawes (2005)
  4. Letter to the Editor The Magic Circular Vol. 68 No. 5 (1974)
  5. Modern Magicians: Richard Cardini The Conjurer's Magazine Vol. 1 No. 9 (Oct 1945)
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