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'''Hans E Trixer''' was a jeweller and amateur closeup magician.
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'''Hans E. Trixer''' (1921-1994) was a jeweller and amateur closeup magician.
  
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== Biography ==
 
He learned magic in 1936 from  the original German printing of Ottokar Fischer's [[Illustrated Magic]].
 
He learned magic in 1936 from  the original German printing of Ottokar Fischer's [[Illustrated Magic]].
  
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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.   
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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 [[Triks]] 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.
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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 Manipulation Finale]], 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 Manipulation Finale]], Corinda's [[Thirteen Steps to  Mentalism]], and Paul Curry's [[Special Effects]]
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* [[FISM ]] Close-up Grand Prix  (1949)
  
== References ==
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* The linking Ring, Vol. 74, No. 12, December 1994, HANS ERIC TRIXER, page 119
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* [[Genii 1994 December|Genii Magazine, Vol. 58, No. 2, December 1994]] Obituaries, Hans E. Trixer 1920-1994, page 128
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* Magie (Magischer Zirkel v. Deutschland), Vol. 75, No. 1, Januar 1995, Obit, Hans Trixer, page 37
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* Bio bibliographisches Lexikon der Zauberkünstler, 2002, Elsbach, Hans Erich = Hans E. Trixer, dt. Zauberkünstler (*26.06.1921 Dortmund; † 23.09.1994), page 89
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Latest revision as of 15:37, 22 November 2015

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

Hans E. Trixer (1921-1994) was a jeweller and amateur closeup magician.

Biography

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 Triks magazine.

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

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 Manipulation Finale, 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

Awards

  • FISM Close-up Grand Prix (1949)

References