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Harry W. Swivel

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Harry W. Swivel
BornHarry Weber Swivel
January 4, 1893
Troy, New York
Died1953
St. Petersburg, Florida

Harry W. Swivel (1893-1953) was a semi - professional magician, beginning in 1912, working club and church shows.[1]

Biography

An executive for various companies, he performed on the side as "The Great Swivello". The New Brunswick Sundry Times of June 7, 1936, paid him several compliments, terming him one of the most popular amateur magicians in that part of the country.

He contributor to various magazines and won Second Prize for his "TELEVISED TELEPATHY" on page 29 of the December 1939 Tops. He was a member of the IBM and SAM and served as President of the Mystic Wand Society in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, February, 1936
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 19, No. 12, February 1940
  • Linking Ring, Vol. 32, No. 11 Jan 1953
  • Broken Wand, The Linking Ring, Vol. 33, No. 5, July 1953