Len J. Sewell

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Len J. Sewell

Cover of Genii (1977)
Born1894
Kettering, England
Died?
Australia
NationalityAustralian

Len J. Sewell (1894-?) personally knew Will Goldston, Stanley Collins, Houdini, Chung Ling Soo, Gogia Pasha, Gus Fowler, Dante, Levante, and Rooklyn.personally knew Will Goldston, Stanley Collins, Houdini, Chung Ling Soo, Gogia Pasha, Gus Fowler, Dante, Levante, and Rooklyn.

Biography

Sewell became interested in magic in 1912 and joined the "Order of the Magi" the following year. He became an admirer of David Devant. Landing in Brisbane during 1914 and would later inaugurated the Queensland Magicians' Society. He later lived in Kandos, N.S.W. and finally settled in Perth, West Australia, where he became General Manager of the Swan Portland Cement Co. and later a Director and Technical Consultant.

When featured on the cover of Genii in 1977, he was still living in West Australia.

Books

  • Terse Tricks (1916)
  • Magi Magic (1940)

References

  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 24, No. 4, June 1944, LEN J. SEWELL, page 42
  • Goodliffe's Abracadabra, Vol. 5, No. 118, May 1948, LEN. J. SEWELL, An Appreciation by SERL TAUNT, page 214
  • Cover Genii, Vol. 41, No. 11, November 1977, Genii Speaks, page 666, More Magi Magic Forward by Les Levante, page 668



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