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Richard Aimes

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Richard Aimes

Flourished1980s

Richard Aimes (fl. 1980s) worked as a professional chimney sweep in Arizona before becoming a professional magician performing as "The Magic Chimney Sweep".[1]

Biography

Aimes enrolled in law school, but after deciding it wasn't for him, he became a professional chimney sweep.

He self-taught himself magic from books as a child in Phoenix, buying his first props from Bert Easley's Magic Shop. He would later move to California and graduate from the Chavez School of Magic.[2]

References

  1. Who's Who in Magic: An International Biographical Guide From Past to Present by Bart Whaley (1990)
  2. The Magic Castle Walls of Fame, edited by Norm Nielsen (1988)