T. Page Wright
|T. Page Wright|
|Born||May 8, 1905|
Fort Wayne, Indiana
|Died||December 21, 1930 (age 25) |
Los Angeles, California
|Resting place||Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego, CA|
|Categories||Books by T. Page Wright|
Thomas Page Wright (1905-1930) was an amateur magician and close friend of William W. Larsen, Sr..
He had been interested in magic since a kid living in San Diego, California. He later moved to Los Angeles where he was a member of the Los Angeles Society of Magicians. It was there he met William Larsen Sr. and the two began performing together as Larsen and Wright.
Wright contributed many articles to The Sphinx and Genii in collaboration with William W. Larsen, Sr.. They also co-invented many cards tricks which appeared under the name "L.W." (as in one example The L.W. Mental and Spirit Mysteries).
In addition to inventing many tricks and magic techniques still used today, Wright was a prolific writer of poetry, short stories, and movies for Universal. In 1930, at the age of 25, he was tragically killed in a car accident in Los Angeles at the intersection of S. Norton Ave. and Country Club Dr.
His nephew, magician Bascom Jones (1924-1994), inherited his extensive library of magic and illusion.
T. Page Wright is buried at Greenwood Memorial Park in San Diego, CA.