Lee Noble (1916-2003) started out in the Boston area in his early 1920s performing in nightclubs and was later performing up and down the East Coast and as far away as the Midwest.
|Born||Edwin Lee Burchell|
|Died||April 30, 2003 |
|Categories||Books by Lee Noble|
After serving in U.S. Air Force during World War II, he performed on cruise ships. It was on one of his cruises that he met his future wife, a young singer named Patricia Crowley.
He specialized in Close-Up magic and was known for his "Magic Safari" trick and specially crafted Himber Wallets.
With the decline of nightclubs in the 1960s, Noble moved to Long Island to work as a cameraman for NBC television. Upon his retirement from NBC, he performed at Mostly Magic, a nightclub in Greenwich Village as well as at private and corporate gigs. Following the death of his wife, Noble moved near Orlando where he worked as a part time salesman in his friend's, Don Arthur, magic shop.
Lee was killed in an automobile accident in Orlando, Florida.
Honors and Awards
- Former President of the Harry Roz Ring 26 of the I.B.M in New York, New York.
- Former President of the Bev Bergeron Ring 107 of the I.B.M in in Orlando, Florida
- Lifetime member of the SAM
- A.I.M.C member of the Magic Circle
- Member of the Psychic Entertainers Association.
- One of the founders of the magical think thank, The Thirteen.
- Hundred Dollar Book Plus ! (1972)