Oscar Weigle, Jr.
|Oscar Weigle, Jr.|
|Born||December 5, 1918|
|Died||July 12, 2005 (age 86) |
Whitestone, New York
Oscar Weigle, Jr. (1918-2005) was a magic writer, editor and magician.
He served in the army during World War II. From the 1950s until the 1980s, was an editor and writer of children's books for Grosset & Dunlap. He was also a freelance editor for Simon and Schuster and occasionally edited magic books, including Ricky Jay's Learned Pigs and Fireproof Women.
He contributed tricks to magazines including:
- Page 196: Extra-Sensory Divination (Mentalism) by Genii 1938 February
- Page 390: Automatic Location (Cards) Genii 1938 July
- Page 11: A Complete Mental Routine (Mentalism) Genii 1938 September,
- Page 390: Wishes Come True - Weigle's Version (Cards) Genii 1939 August
- Page 73: The Little Star Prediction Genii 1939 November
- Obit - Magicol No. 157 (November 2005)