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Eric Williams

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Eric Williams
BornEric James Williams
February 28, 1911
Leabury, England.
DiedJanuary 3, 1981 (age 69)

Eric "Nitwit" Williams, The Whimsical Wizard, was a semi-professional magician.

He started with comedy magic in 1929 and was a member of the IBM.[1][2]

May have been the first magician to accidentally(?) burned up a spectator's money as part of a routine (see Abra No. 439 dated June 26, 1954).


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, May, 1934
  2. Abracadabra January 10, 1981