Jack Avis

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| birth_year                = 1921
 
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| birth_place              = England
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| birth_place              = Beckenham, Kent, England
 
| death_day                = January 8,  
 
| death_day                = January 8,  
 
| death_year                = 2004
 
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* [[Ahead of the Pack]] with [[Lewis Jones]] (2002)
 
* [[Ahead of the Pack]] with [[Lewis Jones]] (2002)
 
* [[Rara Avis]] Compiled by [[Anthony Brahams]] (2006) (Sixty Years of Magic from the Private Notebooks of Jack Avis).
 
* [[Rara Avis]] Compiled by [[Anthony Brahams]] (2006) (Sixty Years of Magic from the Private Notebooks of Jack Avis).
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{{References}}
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* Obit [[Genii 2004 March|Genii, Vol. 67, No. 3, March 2004]], Genii Speaks – RICHARD KAUFMAN, page 10
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* Obit The Linking Ring, Vol. 84, No. 3, March 2004, Jack Avis, page 127
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* http://www.magicweek.co.uk/magic_articles/article_jack_avis.htm, Jack Avis 1921-2004, A Tribute by John Derris
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* http://www.magictimes.com/archives/2004/2004-01-12.htm
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* http://www.lybrary.com/jack-avis-m-90092.html
  
 
[[Category:Biographies]]
 
[[Category:Biographies]]
 
[[Category:British magicians]]
 
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Jack Avis (July 27, 1921 - January 8, 2004) a British close-up magician and inventor.

Jack Avis
BornJuly 27, 1921
Beckenham, Kent, England
DiedJanuary 8, 2004 (age 82)
Beckenham, Kent, England

A printer by profession, he served in the British army over in Africa and Italy.

At one time he performed under the stage name Siva, which is Avis spelled backwards, which is also the name used for the card sleight he created (Siva count).

Author of over four hundred items in magazines, books and contributions to Pallbearer's Review, Epilogue, Pentagram and many other magic periodicals.

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