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Lou Hayek

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Lou Hayek
BornLouis James Hayek

Flourished1940s - 1960s

Lou Hayek (fl.1940s-1960s), a member of the IBM from Toledo, Iowa, wrote articles in numerous magic magazines including Dragon, Genii, Tops, and Cosair, many with a circus motif.


A photograph of Hayek can be seen at the Conjuring Arts' online exhibit called "The Many Faces of Magic."[1]

In 1978, Hayek donated a Ball-and-Vase trick carved in wood for the grand opening of the American Museum of Magic.[2]


  2. New Tops, May 1978