Tan Hock Chuan
|Tan Hock Chuan|
|Born||March 13, 1910|
|Died||September 28, 1991 (age 81) |
|Categories||Books by Tan Hock Chuan|
Tan Hock Chuan (1910-1991), known as "Bertie", was a prolific writer, performer and inventor from Singapore.
He gave first public performance at age of fifteen. Chuan originally qualified as a teacher of mathematics but magic was his passion. He was known for his performances in the big magic shows with specially painted scenery, dancing girls and a full orchestra.
- Chuan's Invisible Pass in The Sphinx, Vol. 38, no. 3, may 1939
- The Sphinx Gold Medal (1937)
- The Order of Merlin
- MIMC with Gold Star
- Rough and Smooth Possibilities (1948)
- The Best of Tan Hock Chuan (1977)
- ↑ Magician of the Month, M-U-M, January 1958
- ↑ Tricks That Mystify by Will Goldston (1934)
- ↑ Magic Circular, April 2002