Tony Anverdi

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Tony Anverdi (August 20, 1925 - January 31, 1995) born Antonius "Anthony" Albertus de Vries in Hoorn, Holland.
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'''Tony "Toon" Anverdi''' (August 20, 1925 - January 31, 1995), originally a baker by trade, was a part-time amateur magic clown until he turned professional in 1950.  He specialized in liquid and electronic magic.  
 
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Known as "Toon", he was originally a baker by trade. He was only a part-time amateur magic clown until he turned professional in 1950.  He specialized in liquid and electronic magic.
 
  
 
He sold his apparatus mail order from his home in Leiden.  Today, Anverdi's magical creations are very collectible among magic enthusiasts.  Wonderwarehouse.com purchased the rights to all effects created by Anverid and the line manufactured by Zanadu magic.  
 
He sold his apparatus mail order from his home in Leiden.  Today, Anverdi's magical creations are very collectible among magic enthusiasts.  Wonderwarehouse.com purchased the rights to all effects created by Anverid and the line manufactured by Zanadu magic.  
  
Anverdi performed at the 1961 [[FISM]] in Switzerland doing his clown act which employed highly original magic and lectured at the 1964 [[FISM]] in Barcelona.
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Anverdi performed at the 1961 [[FISM]] in Switzerland doing his clown act which employed highly original magic and lectured at the 1964 [[FISM]] in Barcelona.<ref> Cover [[Genii 1964 September]]</ref><ref>Obit [[Genii 1995 April]]</ref>
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== Awards ==
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*1975 [[Academy of Magical Arts]] Creative Fellowship
  
 
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*Sigowi
 
*Sigowi
  
== Awards ==
 
*1975 [[Academy of Magical Arts]] Creative Fellowship
 
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
* Cover [[Genii 1964 September]]
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* Obit [[Genii 1995 April]]
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Revision as of 18:49, 27 March 2012

Tony "Toon" Anverdi (August 20, 1925 - January 31, 1995), originally a baker by trade, was a part-time amateur magic clown until he turned professional in 1950. He specialized in liquid and electronic magic.

Tony Anverdi
BornAntonius Albertus de Vries
August 20, 1925
Hoorn, Holland
DiedJanuary 31, 1995 (age 69)

He sold his apparatus mail order from his home in Leiden. Today, Anverdi's magical creations are very collectible among magic enthusiasts. Wonderwarehouse.com purchased the rights to all effects created by Anverid and the line manufactured by Zanadu magic.

Anverdi performed at the 1961 FISM in Switzerland doing his clown act which employed highly original magic and lectured at the 1964 FISM in Barcelona.[1][2]

Contents

Awards

Books

Inventions

  • Bolt of Lightning
  • Mental Die
  • Bionic Bunny
  • Talking Skull
  • Dial-A-Mental
  • Barking Dog
  • Poker chip Effect
  • Anverdi Key Box
  • Pad of Miracles
  • Surprise Box, Wonder Tray
  • Universal Bottle
  • Wonder Ring Glass
  • Wonder Ring
  • Sigowi


References

  1. Cover Genii 1964 September
  2. Obit Genii 1995 April
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