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Will Sharpe

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Will Sharpe
BornAugust 29, 1860
Bradford, England
DiedMarch 21, 1935 (age 74)
Montreal, Canada

Will Sharpe (1860-1935) was an amateur magician who acquired some fame for inventing new tricks. He became interested in magic around the age of 10 and later emigrated to Montreal, Canada, where he became active in the local magic scene.[1]


He was the proponent of the first magical association in the city in 1923. He was an Honorary Member of the Montreal Mystics and member number 1127 of the IBM. He died after a long illness in 1935.[2][3]


  2. Sphinx, May 1935
  3. IN MEMORIAM, Linking Ring, April 1935