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Despite his training as a jeweler, after the liberation Trixer took a job with [[Henk Vermeyden]]'s magic studio and edited the [[Trix]] magazine.   
 
Despite his training as a jeweler, after the liberation Trixer took a job with [[Henk Vermeyden]]'s magic studio and edited the [[Trix]] magazine.   
  
He lived in Holland until 1952 when he  moved to  Zimbabwe (then Southern Rhodesia)   where he was a jewelery company director.<ref>Obit, Linking Ring,  
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He lived in Holland until 1952 when he  moved to  Zimbabwe (then Southern Rhodesia) where he was a jewelery company director.<ref>Obit, [[Linking Ring]],  
December. 1994</ref>
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December. 1994 & [[Genii 1994 December]]</ref>
  
 
He invented the glass "Soap Bubbles" in 1949 and wrote articles in [[MUM]], [[Gen]], [[Pentagram]], [[Genii]], [[Arcane]], and [[Epoptica]]. His routines also appeared in Lewis Ganson's [[Routined Manipulations]], Corinda's [[Thirteen Steps to  Mentalism]], and Paul Curry's [[Special Effects]]
 
He invented the glass "Soap Bubbles" in 1949 and wrote articles in [[MUM]], [[Gen]], [[Pentagram]], [[Genii]], [[Arcane]], and [[Epoptica]]. His routines also appeared in Lewis Ganson's [[Routined Manipulations]], Corinda's [[Thirteen Steps to  Mentalism]], and Paul Curry's [[Special Effects]]
  
 
He died in New Orleans  while visiting the United States of a massive coronary.
 
He died in New Orleans  while visiting the United States of a massive coronary.
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== Books ==
 
== Books ==
 
* ConjuRing Trix, Jardine Ellis Ring Effects (1955).   
 
* ConjuRing Trix, Jardine Ellis Ring Effects (1955).   

Revision as of 14:05, 26 June 2011

Hans Trixer
BornHans Eric Elsbach-Trixer
July 26, 1921
Dortmund, Germany
DiedSeptember 23, 1994 (age 73)
New Orleans, Louisiana
CategoriesBooks by Hans Trixer

Hans E Trixer was a jeweller and amateur closeup magician.

He learned magic in 1936 from the original German printing of Ottokar Fischer's Illustrated Magic.

Trixer dropped the first part of his surname just prior to moving to Holland in 1939 to escape the Nazi movement. He was rounded up by Hitler's genocidal regime after the invasion of the Netherlands and spent the war in concentration camps.

Despite his training as a jeweler, after the liberation Trixer took a job with Henk Vermeyden's magic studio and edited the Trix magazine.

He lived in Holland until 1952 when he moved to Zimbabwe (then Southern Rhodesia) where he was a jewelery company director.[1]

He invented the glass "Soap Bubbles" in 1949 and wrote articles in MUM, Gen, Pentagram, Genii, Arcane, and Epoptica. His routines also appeared in Lewis Ganson's Routined Manipulations, Corinda's Thirteen Steps to Mentalism, and Paul Curry's Special Effects

He died in New Orleans while visiting the United States of a massive coronary.

Books

  • ConjuRing Trix, Jardine Ellis Ring Effects (1955).

Awards

  • FISM Close-up Grand Prix (1949)

References

  1. Obit, Linking Ring, December. 1994 & Genii 1994 December