MUM Nov. 1986
|Born||Harry Edward Riser|
March 12, 1928
|Died||November 26, 2016 (age 88) |
|Categories||Books by Harry Riser|
The magic bug bit him at the age of eight after getting a Mysto Magic Set. Riser graduated from Indiana University, where he kept up his magic, and entered into the world of business. In the 1960s, he was a regional manager of an insurance company in Chicago and had already become "A Magician's Magician" where he was lecturing around the United States and Canada.Riser's wife, Margy, made Charlie Miller's Egg Bag when he was staying with them.
Riser was inducted into the SAM Hall of Fame.
- ↑ http://forums.geniimagazine.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=49056
- ↑ M-U-M, Vol. 55, No. 8, February 1966, Harry Riser magician-of-the-month, by Leslie P. Guest, page 6
- M-U-M, Vol. 76, No. 6, November 1986, Magician of the Month, AN INTERVIEW WITH HARRY RISER by Ed Brown, page 10
- Genii, Vol. 69, No. 2, February 2006, Harry Riser: Inspired by Jamy Ian Swiss, page 81
- M-U-M, Vol. 95, No. 6, March 2006, Harry Riser, Secrets of an Escamoteur, An Appreciation by Michael Close, page 54