|Born||Brewerton H. Clarke|
April 08, 1905
Illion, New York
|Died||October 14, 1986 (age 81) |
Felix Korim (1905 - 1986) was a singer/actor that turned magician, touring the northeastern United States. He built and invented many his of effects. He performed under the stage name "Sir" Felix Korim.
Korim married Clara Decker on May 21, 1941, who became his chief assistant.
During World War II, he worked for the Army at the Griffiss Air Force Base camouflage section.
After touring, he got a job as a commercial artist and contributed some illusion designs to Genii magazine, which he illustrated.
Korim founded the Invisible Lodge in 1953, a club for Masonic Magicians. The club followed its own ritual, which encompassed elements from both Masonry and the world of illusion. Members have included Blackstone, Okito, and Jack Gwynne.
- Obit Genii 1987 January