The history of magic and magicians is one of the most important aspects of our art. By studying the magicians, the tricks and illusions they performed, and their theatrical experiences, current and future magicians can benefit from the expertise and brilliance of those who've come before us.
More detail can be found under entries for the history of specific styles and venues:
- A Timeline of 19th and 20th centuries magic and magicians created from David Alexander's abandoned book project.
- A listing of Brief Biographies of Magic Inventors collected from a variety of sources.