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Ken de Courcy

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Ken de Courcy
BornKenneth William Gurney de Courcy Tyler
March 1922
DiedJuly 24, 2008 (age 86)
CategoriesBooks by Ken de Courcy

Ken de Courcy (March 1922 - July 24, 2008), born Kenneth William Gurney de Courcy Tyler, contributed to almost every magical magazine and was a prolific author.


A former president of the I.B.M. British Ring 25, he was editor of Magigram for over twenty years and published his own monthly magazine called Coffee-Break Chronicle.

He worked for ENSA during World War Two.


  • Genial improbabilities (1949)
  • Automentalism (1953)
  • Pentertain (1972)
  • Routined Acts by Ken de Courcy, Tony Griffith, Ian Adair, and Edwin (1972)
  • At the Drop of a Match (1972)
  • 33 Tricks with the P-A-T-E-O Force (1980)
  • Danson's Diary Trick (1983)
  • Four Aces Intro (1983)
  • Production For Magicians (with Harold Long) (1983)