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Claude Klingsor

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Claude Klingsor

Cover of Genii 1979
BornClaude Isbecque
November 7, 1929
Brussels, Belgium
DiedOctober 22, 2020 (age 90)

Claude Klingsor was the stage name of Semi-professional magic performer Claude Isbecque.


Inspired in 1942 after seeing a tent-show at a park fairground.

He owned many of Kalanag's stage props.

Opened Klingsor Magic Shop in Brussels in 1966.


  • La fabrication des appareils de prestidigitation (1953)
  • Les tours de cartes montantes (1954)
  • Effective Magic (1971)
  • Successfull Magic (1977)
  • Les grandes illusions américaines (1977)
  • Les Secrets de la mnémotechnie (1983)
  • Magie visuelle pour la scène et la salon (1984)
  • Les Secrets de la magie électronique (1986).

Klingsor published Marconick, Original Magic in 1967 under Klingsor Publication.[1]


  1. Abra,July 8, 1967, page 377
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