L. Vosburgh Lyons
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 Lyons|
|Born||October 24, 1892|
|Died||March 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.
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. 
- ↑ Interlocutor No. 7, March 30, 1976