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Emile V. Verkist

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Emile V. Verkist

From The Sphinx (1932)
BornNovember 27, 1909
Bruxelles, Belgium
DiedMarch 30 1999 (age 89)
Bellingham, Washington
Resting placeFerndale, Washington

Emile V. Verkist (1909-1999) was the professional vaudeville magician, "Verkist The Wizard" and the "Wizard of Wizards".


Making his home in Bellingham, Washington, he toured the United States.

He learned magic from the Tarbell Course in Magic and began performing in 1930.[1]


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, June, 1932