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Joe Fenichel

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Joe Fenichel
BornJoseph Fenichel
circa 1909
DiedSeptember 29, 2004 (age 94)

Joe Fenichel (c.1909-2004) manufactured magic tricks from the 1950's into the 1970's in New York City. He also performed comedy magic as "Prof. Fairchild".[1]


He was active in the magic community including becoming president of the Linking Ring Assembly in New York City and editor of their magazine, The Blinking Ring.

His daughter, Diana Fenichel (also a magician), married John Benzais (another magician) on April 4, 1963.[2]

Fenichel died at the age of 95.

Marketed Tricks

  • Fenichel's Jumbo Rising Cards (1954)
  • Metamorphosis Spots (1964)
  • Acrobatic Cards (1967)


  2. MUM June 1963