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Ben Erens

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Ben Erens
Borncirca 1906
DiedJanuary 3, 1944 (age 37)
New York City

Ben Erens (c.1906-1944), sometimes spelled Ehrens, a prominent member of the Knights of Magic and other magic circles in New York City.


Erens ran a few magic shops in New York City, one at an arcade on 42nd St. He later got into the fur business.[1]

His son Marvin would attend and perform with him at meetings of the IBM Ring 26 in New York City. He contributed a few columns in Linking Ring called "THINGS I LIKED OF RECENT DAYS".

Erens died of a heart attack at thirty-eight years of age.[2][3]



  1. Linking Ring, December 1928
  2. Obit, Genii 1944 February
  3. Obit, Tops Vol 9, February 1944. p.25
  4. Ad in The Sphinx, October 1928)