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John Hutsebaut

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John Hutsebaut
BornJohn Edmund Hutsebaut
April 7, 1957
Chicago, Illinois

John Hutsebaut (b.1957) is an amateur and longtime I.B.M. member has publication of numerous effects in Genii and The Linking Ring.[1]


Hutsebaut has a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, a Master's degree in business administration, and is a former Naval officer. Born and raised in Chicago, he has also lived in Newport, Rhode Island; Orlando, Florida; Idaho Falls, Idaho; San Diego, California; Bremerton, Washington; Honolulu,Hawaii; Houston, Texas; Chillicothe,Ohio; and Paducah, Kentucky.

He is a past president of Chicago's I.B.M. Ring 43 . He has also been a member of the Society of American Magicians, the Chicago Wizards Club, the Houdini Club of Wisconsin, the Houston Area Organization of Magicians, and the Association of Serious Sorcerers.[2]

Awards and honors

  • Sam Berland Trophy for Creativity (1989)


  1. The Linking Ring, Vol. 69, No. 5, MAY 1989, JOHN HUTSEBAUT, HOCUS POCUS PARADE, page 64
  2. The Linking Ring, Vol. 88, No. 7, July 2008, HOCUS POCUS PARADE, John Hutsebaut One-man Parade, page 81

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