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Lubor Fiedler

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Lubor Fiedler
BornApril 25, 1933
Brno, Czechoslovakia
DiedSeptember 3, 2014 (age 81)

Lubor Fiedler (1933-2014), a chemical engineer and amateur magician, was a magic inventor currently residing in Brno, Czech Republic.

Biography

Fiedler was raised in a middle-class family, his dad worked in a bank, but after World War II his family lost a lot of money after the Communists introduced a new currency. Lubor was given a job by the state drilling for coal for 18 months before eventually ending up working in a chemical factory. Lubor moved to Vienna to escape communist Czechoslovakia, leaving his wife and daughter behind in Czechoslovakia. He did not see them again for 15 almost years.

While in Vienna, Lubor was selling magic tricks to the public on the streets and at the entrances to supermarkets in order to make ends meet.[1]

Fiedler died in Brno, Czech Republic in 2014.[2]

Creations

  • Gozinta Boxes (Lubor Die) (1966)
  • Flying Color Cards (1978)
  • Showstopper Card (1987)
  • Dental Dam trick (1965)
  • Red Hot Wire (1978)
  • Lubor's Lens
  • Royal Fantasy
  • Parabox (1993)
  • Invisible Zone (1995)
  • Krazy Keys (1996)
  • Impossible Pen (1997)
  • Antigravity Rock (1998)
  • Phantom Clock (1999)
  • Blue Crystal (2000)

Books

  • Neue magische Ideen (1963)
  • Magische Fantasien (1978)
  • Lubor Fiedler dreht durch (1980)
  • Lubor Fiedler's Magical Fantasies/Lubor Fiedler Goes Wild (1989), translated by Bill Palmer

References

  1. http://forums.geniimagazine.com/viewtopic.php?t=37260#p256034
  2. http://forums.geniimagazine.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=45191