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Gene Nielsen

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Gene Nielsen


Gene Nielsen (fl. 1960s-1980s) was a semi-professional mentalist and close-up magician.


With his wife Valerie, they did a mentalism act and created the "Zip-Loc" transparent Change Bag.

He was published in Talisman, Magick, and Expert Card Chicanery.

Nielsen was mentioned in Tom Blue's list of card workers.


  • Gene Nielsen Tapes (audio tapes, 1988)
  • The MAGICK Years (ebook)