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T. V. Twinning

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T. V. Twinning

Cover of Sphinx (June 1912)

T. V. Twinning (fl.1900-1912) was a friend and manager of many magicians.


Born in England he was taken to Australia at an early age. As a concert pianist he was appointed as organist at Christchurch Cathedral, then later toured with an opera company throughout New Zealand.

Being an amateur magician, he helped conduct the tours of many magicians including Philip Anderson, the Fakir of Oolu, Madame Cora. He was also intimate friends with magicians including the Davenport Brothers and Carl Hertz.

Around 1912, he was resting in Minneapolis, Minnisota.[1]


  1. Sphinx (June 1912)