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Art Lyle

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Art Lyle
BornCharles Arthur Lyle
July 22, 1894
Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts
DiedOctober 6, 1974 (age 80)
Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Art Lyle (1894-1974) was a closeup performer and had a professional stage act.


He bought his first magic book, Expert at the Card Table, at the age of 13.[1]

He was a frequent contributor to the Jinx, New Phoenix and Genii.[2][3]

Lyle began teaching Paul Chosse in 1963.


  1. My Best by Thompson, Jr., J.G.
  2. Magic Circular, jan 1975
  3. Genii 1974 October
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 54. No. 12, December 1974, Broken Wand, Charles A. Lyle, page 105