Mel Stover

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He created many puzzles, optical illusions and mind games.
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He created many puzzles, optical illusions and mind games.<ref>[[Genii 1999, September|Genii, Vol. 62, No. 9, September 1999]], Just for Mel of It... by Max Maven, page 28</ref>
  
 
Known for a routine developed for the [[Rainbow Deck]].
 
Known for a routine developed for the [[Rainbow Deck]].
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* http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/stover_me.shtml
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* The Linking Ring, Vol. 79, No. 5, May 1999, BROKEN WAND, MELVILLE E. STOVER, page 134
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* The Linking Ring, Vol. 79, No. 6, June 1999, MEL STOVER "Mathemagician” and Mentor, 1912 – 1999, page 7
  
 
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Mel Stover (1912-1999) born in Winnipeg, Canada, was a frequent contributor to many magic magazines of magic ideas and routines.

Mel Stover
BornMelville Edward Stover
May 1912
Winnipeg, Canada
DiedMarch 27, 1999 (age 86)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityCanadian

He created many puzzles, optical illusions and mind games.[1]

Known for a routine developed for the Rainbow Deck.

References

  1. Genii, Vol. 62, No. 9, September 1999, Just for Mel of It... by Max Maven, page 28
  • http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/stover_me.shtml
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 79, No. 5, May 1999, BROKEN WAND, MELVILLE E. STOVER, page 134
  • The Linking Ring, Vol. 79, No. 6, June 1999, MEL STOVER "Mathemagician” and Mentor, 1912 – 1999, page 7
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