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'''John Daniel''' (aka John Daniels) toured with school assembly shows and the southwestern states with a midnight spook show, "Dr. Doom's Dungeon of Death," and "Daniel's Magic Circus."
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His hobby was an antique magic collecting.<ref>Cover, [[Genii 1954 May]]</ref>
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In 1952 he opened "Daniel's Magic Den" in Pasadena and put out several items under the "Trickmasters" label. 
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From 1953 to 1955, he served in the Artillery and was over-seas for 18 months. He did do a few shows, and while doing one in Berlin, he met Irene Stolz (the future [[Irene Larsen]]). He eventually brought her back to the United States in 1957 and they were married.<ref>Magician of the Month, MUM, NOVEMBER, 1960</ref>
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He joined forces with [[Carl Owen]] in 1958 and eventually purchased Owen Magic in 1960.<ref>Keeping the Hearth Warm, [[Genii 1989 August]]</ref>
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His son [[Dante Larsen]] was an editor of [[Genii]] magazine (after [[Bill Larsen]] became ill).<ref>http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=254829#Post254829</ref>
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== Awards ==
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* Lifetime Achievement Fellowship from the [[Academy of Magical Arts]] (2011)
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Revision as of 18:12, 10 September 2012

John Daniel

Cover of Genii (May 1954)
BornJohn Alden Daniel
December 23, 1930
Pasadena, California
Died2011

John Daniel (aka John Daniels) toured with school assembly shows and the southwestern states with a midnight spook show, "Dr. Doom's Dungeon of Death," and "Daniel's Magic Circus."

His hobby was an antique magic collecting.[1]

In 1952 he opened "Daniel's Magic Den" in Pasadena and put out several items under the "Trickmasters" label.

From 1953 to 1955, he served in the Artillery and was over-seas for 18 months. He did do a few shows, and while doing one in Berlin, he met Irene Stolz (the future Irene Larsen). He eventually brought her back to the United States in 1957 and they were married.[2]

He joined forces with Carl Owen in 1958 and eventually purchased Owen Magic in 1960.[3]

His son Dante Larsen was an editor of Genii magazine (after Bill Larsen became ill).[4]

Awards

References

  1. Cover, Genii 1954 May
  2. Magician of the Month, MUM, NOVEMBER, 1960
  3. Keeping the Hearth Warm, Genii 1989 August
  4. http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=254829#Post254829