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Norice de la Roche

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Norice de la Roche
BornNorris F. Roach
circa 1900


Norice de la Roche was an African American magician who founded the "Combination Business School" and the Roche Magic Studio in New York City and performed as both Professor Norice de la Roche and Chan du Bey.[1][2][3]


Roche was one of the only African American members of the I.B.M. in 1955.[4]

He was a Sargent in the army.[5]


As publisher:


  1. The Success Book - Volume Two by Jay Marshall,Frances Ireland Marshall (1975)
  2. Robert Lund reports, Abra, 15th JUNE, 1963.
  3. Genii, July 1956, page 445