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BornNorman D. Appleing
October 15, 1905
London, England

Norman was a semi-professional magician and ventriloquist.

As a boy, he appeared as humorous singer and reciter. His first public magic performance was at the age of fifteen. He studied ventriloquism starting at twenty-one, later specializing in distant voice production.[1]

Norman contributor to various magazines and periodicals including Wizard. His "20th Century Trick with Two Dice and Orange" was published in "Great Magicians' Tricks" by Will Goldston (1931).


  1. Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)