|Died||July 12 1985 |
Jean Poisson (1915-1985) worked professionally as "John Fish".
The son of a lawyer, Poisson was involved with magic since childhood and gained a reputation for his expertise in the Art.
He held I.B.M. No. 9607 beginning in 1966 and was a member of Ring 86 (Brussels, Belgium). He was an ardent worker for the I.B.M. and was instrumental in the formation of a number of Rings in Europe.He was a Past European Vice President of the I.B.M. and a holder of the Robert Houdin Medal for the best French Ambassador of magic in foreign countries.
Taking up mentalism later in life, he started doing private bookings under the name "Jean Sonis".
- ↑ Broken Wand, Linking Ring, Oct 1985