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Eric P. Wilson

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Eric P. Wilson
Born?
DiedJuly 25, 1963
London, England
Resting placeStreatham Park Cemetery
CategoriesBooks by Eric P. Wilson

Eric P. Wilson (?-1963) was a professional performer known as The Royal Conjurer, inventor, and author.

Biography

Wilson was very active in magic societies and was a contributor to magic magazines.[1]

He was President of both the Magician's Guild of London and the Surry Guild of Magicians.

He also published the short lived Magician's Weekly (1925).

He introduced black-light puppets, which were enjoyed by the Royal Family. [2]

In the 1930s there was considerable dispute as to the originator of the Square Circle effect. One of the contenders was Wilson with his Wunda Villa[3]

Books

References

  1. Abra, August 3, 1963
  2. Abra, August 10, 1963
  3. Stanley Collins Conjurer Collector and Iconoclast by Edwin A. Dawes (2001)