|Born||Roland F. Winder|
|Died||December 7, 1970 |
Roland "Roley" Winder (?-1970) was a successful businessman in Leeds, an enthusiastic amateur conjurer, and magic book collector.
He gave his first public performance at the age of fifteen and was also a ventriloquist. In those early days Roland made an acquaintance with Houdini. He was a member of the Yorkshire Magical Club, the Leeds Magical Society and for a quarter of a century the Magic Circle.
In 1974 his collection was auctioned off by Sotheby's.
- Silver Wand by the Magic Circle.
- ↑ Magic Circular, DECEMBER, 1970