Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2016.

If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

Difference between revisions of "L. Vosburgh Lyons"

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Jump to: navigation, search
m
(One intermediate revision by one other user not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
[[L. Vosburgh Lyons]] (October 24, 1892 - 1976) was a neuropsychiatrist in New York, a close friend of [[Theodore Annemann]], contributed numerous effects to [[Jinx]], [[Phoenix]] and [[Ibidem]]. He was also known as "Voz".  
+
'''L. Vosburgh "Voz" Lyons''' (1892-1976) was a neuropsychiatrist in New York, a close friend of [[Theodore Annemann]], and contributed numerous effects to [[Jinx]], [[Phoenix]] and [[Ibidem]].  
 
{{Infobox person
 
{{Infobox person
 
| image                    =  
 
| image                    =  
Line 22: Line 22:
 
| misc                      =
 
| misc                      =
 
}}
 
}}
 
 
His ''Handkerchief from Rope'', a knotted silk through rope routine, appears in [[Tarbell Course in Magic]], Volume 6 (1954) and a mentalism routined called ''Graphology'' is in The [[Jinx]] No. 74, june 1st 1940 and in [[Annemann]]'s [[Practical Mental Magic]] (1944). Also created a version of the DEVANO RISING CARDS (with Devano) manufactured by Lou Tannen and a version of the Linking Pins in [[The Phoenix]] no. 47, November 5th, 1943.
 
His ''Handkerchief from Rope'', a knotted silk through rope routine, appears in [[Tarbell Course in Magic]], Volume 6 (1954) and a mentalism routined called ''Graphology'' is in The [[Jinx]] No. 74, june 1st 1940 and in [[Annemann]]'s [[Practical Mental Magic]] (1944). Also created a version of the DEVANO RISING CARDS (with Devano) manufactured by Lou Tannen and a version of the Linking Pins in [[The Phoenix]] no. 47, November 5th, 1943.
  
Line 28: Line 27:
  
 
In August 1975, while driving to his vacation home in Maine, Lyons suffered a stroke and hit a tree.  He was later found and taken to a hospital in Maine. He was then transferred to one in New York City and eventually to a nursing home where after a series of more strokes he died. <ref>Interlocutor No. 7,  March 30, 1976</ref>
 
In August 1975, while driving to his vacation home in Maine, Lyons suffered a stroke and hit a tree.  He was later found and taken to a hospital in Maine. He was then transferred to one in New York City and eventually to a nursing home where after a series of more strokes he died. <ref>Interlocutor No. 7,  March 30, 1976</ref>
+
==Books==
== References ==
+
* Magic as a Hobby: New Tricks for Amateur Performers (1948), Author: Bruce Elliott (Author) L. Vosburgh Lyons (Illustrator) Orson
<references />
+
{{References}}
  
 
[[Category:Biographies]]
 
[[Category:Biographies]]
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Lyons}}
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Lyons}}

Revision as of 12:31, 19 September 2012

L. Vosburgh "Voz" Lyons (1892-1976) was a neuropsychiatrist in New York, a close friend of Theodore Annemann, and contributed numerous effects to Jinx, Phoenix and Ibidem.

L. Vosburgh Lyons
BornOctober 24, 1892
DiedMarch 1, 1976 (age 83)

His Handkerchief from Rope, a knotted silk through rope routine, appears in Tarbell Course in Magic, Volume 6 (1954) and a mentalism routined called Graphology is in The Jinx No. 74, june 1st 1940 and in Annemann's Practical Mental Magic (1944). Also created a version of the DEVANO RISING CARDS (with Devano) manufactured by Lou Tannen and a version of the Linking Pins in The Phoenix no. 47, November 5th, 1943.

He illustrated a number of books including How To Do Rope Tricks (1957) - The Expanded Edition by Harold Denhard and Magic As A Hobby: New Tricks for Amateur Performers by Bruce Elliott (1948).

In August 1975, while driving to his vacation home in Maine, Lyons suffered a stroke and hit a tree. He was later found and taken to a hospital in Maine. He was then transferred to one in New York City and eventually to a nursing home where after a series of more strokes he died. [1]

Books

  • Magic as a Hobby: New Tricks for Amateur Performers (1948), Author: Bruce Elliott (Author) L. Vosburgh Lyons (Illustrator) Orson

References

  1. Interlocutor No. 7, March 30, 1976