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*Controlled Miracles (1949)
*[[Controlled Miracles]] (1949)
*Effective Card Magic (1952)
*[[Effective Card Magic]] (1952) (Said to have been ghost-written by Jean Hugard)
*Sleightly Sensational (1954)
*[[Sleightly Sensational]] (1954)
*Mathematical Magic (1964)
*[[Mathematical Magic]] (1964)
== References ==
== References ==

Revision as of 19:50, 21 September 2008

William Simon ( April 7, 1927 - May 6, 1988) was an amateur cardman.


Bill entered Roanoke College at the age of 15. His college work was interrupted during World War II. He served in the Army Air Corps as a cryptographer. After the war, Bill graduated from New York University. In 1962, he founded the Brassbestos Manufacturing Corporation , which he served as its President until 1984. Friend of both Ed Marlo and Dai Vernon.

Significant Contributions

Created the Four Packets Triumph (See Sleightly Sensational, page 21) and Business Card Prophecy Force.


Wife Rona (Hament) and children Anne, Barbara and Steven.



  • Genii Vol. 51, page 486 - Obituary
  • Linking Ring Vol. 68, page 108 - Memoriam