Irene Larsen (born September 25, 1936) was born in Steuhlingen, Germany near Siegfried Fischbacher (although never met him until years later).
|Born||September 25, 1936|
Irene's career in magic started by chance when, in 1965, she attended a magic show in Germany and was asked on stage by magician John Daniel. One year later she arrived in America, married Daniel and became involved with Owen Magic, a manufacturer of magic products.
She married Bill Larsen Jr. on on November 10, 1963.
She is the Honorary President for Life for the Academy of Magical Arts and is affectionately known as "Princess Irene," a stage name she was given by her first husband, magician John Daniel. She toured the school circuit with Daniel and after that, with Daniel and Bob Towner.
She perform with him on "The Dean Martin Show" with Orson Welles.
In later years Irene and Bill become co-editors of Genii magazine.
She is an animal right's activist and advocate for women magicians.
Irene is the mother of three children, including Dante (with John Daniel), Heidi and Erika.