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Robert E. Olson

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Robert E. Olson
BornRobert E. Olson
St. Paul, Minnesota

CategoriesBooks by Robert E. Olson

Rev. Robert E. Olson, an American magician, collector, author and illustrator, specialized in gospel magic.[1][2] He is noted for his biographies of famous magicians.

Rev. Robert E. Olson was a Howard Thurston historian.[3] His articles on Thurston ran for ten years in Tops Magazine each contains a short (usually two-page) portion of the Thurston article series.



  1. The NEW TOPS, Vol. 15 No. 12 December 1975, COVER PORTRAIT by Neil Foster, page 8
  2. The Linking Ring, Vol. 59, No. 4, April 1979, HOCUSPOCUS PARADE, ROBERT E. OLSON 40 Years in Magic by Phil Willmarth, page 59