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Sigmar the Magician

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Sigmar the Magician
BornSigmar K. Hofeller
November 12, 1895
Buffalo, New York
DiedMay 3, 1964 (age 68)
Houston, Texas

Sigmar the Magician (1895-1964) performed magic semi-professional and served as Vice President for State of Texas of I.B.M. in 1937.[1]


His interest in magic was aroused after purchasing tricks from the shop of Clyde Powers.

Left Cornell University in hi junior year to join Air Corps Service in World War I. After the war, he was active in radio advertising, sales promotion and investment selling. He moved to Galveston in 1929 and then to Houston several years later.

In 1939 began a life insurance career.[2][3]


  1. Cover of MUM (August 1952)
  2. By Thompson, Jr., J.G.. "My Best", 1945, p. 375
  3. Broken Wand, MUM, JULY, 1964