|Born||Emil Max Loew|
June 4, 1919
|Died||October 8, 2002 (age 83) |
Miami Beach, Florida
Emil Loew (1919-2002) was a Past President and Dean of the S.A.M. Parent Assembly #1 in New York City.
Loew became interested in magic at the age of six after getting magic set help help recover from a three-month long illness. By the age of nine, he was already performing small tricks at parties . By twelve he had an act which he developed and took him through high school and college.
After school he became involved in various businesses, during which time he spent fifteen years traveling in France,Germany, Denmark, Italy, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Sweden, and Finland. He met many magicians, which he would later chronicle in his autobiography "The Joy of Magic".
Emil came to the U.S. byway of England in 1940 after his native Holland was invaded by Hitler. He settled in New York City and became a member of the S.A.M.in 1941.
- The Joys Of Magic (2000)
- M-U-M, Vol. 49, No. 11, April 1960, I Owe My Life to Magic, (Autobiography) by Emil M. Loew, page 495
- Cover, M-U-M, Vol. 62, No.1, June 1972, Emil M. Loew, magician-of-the-month, by John Zweers, page 7
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 82, No. 12, December 2002, Broken Wand, Emil Max Loew, page 152
- M-U-M, Vol. 92, No. 7, December 2002, Broken Wands, Emil Loew, page 71