|Born||Henry Jeffery Atkins|
September 03, 1919
|Died||March 19, 2001 (age 81) |
Jeffery Atkins (1919-2001) was a noted British magician, cited as a major force in the International Brotherhood of Magicians British Ring, for which he was honorary secretary and convention organizer for many years. He also served a term as international president of the IBM.As a performer he specialized in revivals or re-creations of antique magic.
There is occasionally confusion over the spelling of Atkins's name and you will see it occasionally as "Jeffrey".
Honors and awards
He is commemorated through the Jeffery Atkins memorial lecture held at the annual convention of the British Ring of the IBM.
- Magic Medley: The Jeffery Atkins Lecture, (New Orleans) (1971)