Magic Academy of Sweden

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Magic Academy of Sweden, a Magic Organization that was started by Dr. Nils Simonson in Stockholm, December 8 1962, and consisted of eighteen Swedish Magicians.[1]

The stated goal and purpose for the Academy is to advance the Swedish art of magic, through lectures, discussions and intellectual exchange between the members. To further the artistic level of Swedish magic by being role models, and to raise the public appreciation for magic.

In 1982 the members were:

At a meeting of the Academy at Hotel Reisen in Stockholm, February 6 1982 it was decided to make the Academy dormant for 5 years.

Since 1996, Bertil Fredström has attempted to bring the Academy to life again. In October 2014 the Academy became active again.

References

  1. Linking Ring, Vol. 48, No. 2, February 1968, page 87
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