|Born||Kenneth D. Krenzel|
January 15 1927
New York City, New York
|Died||February 8, 2012 (age 85) |
He was born and raised in the Lower East Side of New York City. Krenzel pursued the study of psychology in college and eventually earned a Ph.D.
As a youngster, Ken became a charter member of F.A.M.E. (Future American Magical Entertainers).
Krenzel has published material in various magic journals: The Gen, Genii, M-U-M (where he was a regular columnist), Hugard's Magic Monthly, Phoenix, Hierophant, Kabbala, Epilogue, New Jinx, Apocalypse, and the Minotaur.
Harry Lorayne wrote in The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel (1978): "When Ken Krenzel performed the material in this book for me I knew then and there how good it was, and what a great contribution it'd be to the art I love - card magic".
- Genii 2007 April (Vol. 70, #4). "The Zen of Ken: An Interview with Ken Krenzel" (interview + 6 tricks)
- Linking Ring One Man Parade August, 1998
- It Can't Be (1958)
- Incredible Full Deck Levitation (1988)
- Thunder Struck
- Bonus Miracles
- The Card Magic of Ken Krenzel published by Karl Fulves ?
- On the Up and Up (with Richard Kaufman) (1978).
- The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel by Harry Lorayne (1978).
- Ken Krenzel's Close-Up Impact by Stephen Minch (1990).
- Ken Krenzel's Ingenuities by Stephen Minch (1997).
- Ken Krenzel's Relaxed Impossibilities by Stephen Minch (2009).
- ↑ Hocus Pocus Parade,Linking Ring, August 1988
- M-U-M, Vol. 83, No. 4, September 1993, Ken Krenzel by David R. Goodsell, page 14
- The Linking Ring, Vol.78, No. 8, August 1998, HOCUS POCUS PARADE, page 83
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 92, No. 3, March 2012, Broken Wand, Ken Krenzel, page 115
- Genii Magazine, Vol. 75, No. 4, April 2012, In Memoriam, Dr. Ken Krenzel, by Harvey Rosenthal, page 20
- M-U-M, Vol. 101, No. 11, APRIL 2012, Broken Wands, page 24
- Broken Wand – Ken Krenzel 1926–2012, Feb 08 2012