Charles Oswald Williams
Charles Oswald Williams (1864 - 1924) a magician from Cardiff who performed as "Charles Oswald" and later became a dealer.
|Charles Oswald Williams|
|Born||Charles Oswald Williams|
September 26 1864
|Died||January 30, 1924 (age 59) |
Oswald Williams billed himself as "England's Foremost Illusionist". He preformed the following stage act in London during 1918. The Vanishing Bowl of Water, the homing Bells, lady of the Bath Novelty, Torn and restored Paper Strips, and ended with the Diamond Girl.
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
- A Subtle Vanish of Two Billiard Balls in After Dinner Sleights and Pocket Tricks By C. Lang Neil (1904)
- Original Thimbles Move in The Sphinx, Vol. 3, no. 8, October 1904.
- A New Idea for the Watch Bag in The Sphinx, Vol. 3, no. 10, December 1904.
- The Undetectable Hat Load in The Selbit's Wizard, Vol. 4, no. 40, december 1908.
- ↑ 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)
- ↑ Letter to the Editor The Magic Circular Vol. 68 No. 5 (1974)
- ↑ Modern Magicians: Richard Cardini The Conjurer's Magazine Vol. 1 No. 9 (Oct 1945)
- Programmes of Famous Magicians, 1937.