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Tom Stone

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Tom Stone
BornThomas Bengtsson
October 28 1967
Uddevalla, Sweden

CategoriesBooks by Tom Stone

Tom Stone (b. 1967) is the stage name of Thomas Bengtsson, a magician, editor and author.


Stone has a column titled "LodeStones" in Genii, which debuted in the February 2009 issue and appears bi-monthly.

He was born on October 28, 1967, and presently lives in Stockholm, Sweden.

He is best known for writing a series of articles and pamphlets about original magical techniques and plots. He wrote a booklet for magician Lennart Green and has self-published a series of pamphlets as well as several e-books. He has also been editor and publisher of various Swedish magic journals such as well as being a contributor to journals in several different countries.

He has performed at the invitation-only Magic Castle, and in 2000, he was a "performer and speaker" at the FISM "World Championships of Magic" in Lisbon, Portugal.

In 2003, he was a performer and competitor at the International Magic Convention & 20th Close Up competition in Kings Cross, London, where he won £500 and was awarded second place, just behind Japanese-Canadian magician Hayashi.

In 2016 he was awarded The Creative Fellowship by The Academy of Magical Arts.



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  • Sweden
  • Genii, the Conjurors' Magazine
  • Cover Genii 2010 July
  • Magic magazine, May 1996: "Review of The Warpsmith Returns"
  • Magic Times, December 2003 - Stone's upcoming appearance at 2003 International Magic Convention in London
  • Channel One magazine, Vol. 1, Issue 3, March 2000 : "Work in Progress"
  • "Stockholm Magic Bar" video clip, May 19, 2005. (Swedish language). Second half of brief (amateur) clip shows sleight of hand improvisations, by Tom Stone
  • "5 Greatest close-up magicians" video clip, January, 2005. (Japanese overdub). Clip shows original sleight of hand magic, by Tom Stone
  • (Swedish) - lists many works related to magic industry, including Stone's titles
  • English-language bibliography listing Stone's works
  • Arcane (France) magazine, 2000 - About Stone's participation with FISM 2000
  • Australia's Magic Monthly, July 2000, "FISM 2000." archived copy
  • (Japanese) World Magic Friends Convention, 1999

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