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Christer Nilsson

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Christer Nilsson


Christer Nilsson (born 1931), living in Nyköping, Sweden, has performed as a magician semi-professionally from 1949 until 1975. He started performing again 1995 and are still active.


He started collecting magic memorabilia 1946 and are the caretaker of Sveriges Magi-Arkiv (The Swedish Magic Archives).

Nilsson was editor of Trollkarlen from 1966 to 1989. Since 2000 he has his own homepage/blog[1]. on the Internet, which is updated several times a week with the latest news from the Scandinavian magic scene.

He has got the badge of merit, is honorary member and have been presented the highest award of The Swedish Magic Circle. He was territorial Vice-President of The International Brotherhood of Magicians in Sweden 1969-1972, International Vice-President 1973-1986 in Sweden and has 2002 got The Order of Merlin – Excalibur.

Christer Nilsson have been responsible for 5 magic conventions in Sweden.

He has written two books about magicians. Trollare och andra underhållare (Magicians and other entertainers) 1990 and Sveriges trollkarlar (Magicians in Sweden) 2007.