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Verne Chesbro

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Verne Chesbro

Cover of Genii (1952)
BornForest Verne Chesbro
January 09, 1913
North Adams, Massachusetts
DiedMarch 1, 1982 (age 69)
CategoriesBooks by Verne Chesbro

Verne Chesbro (1913-1982) was a professional magician for over 20 years, except for time he spent in the Army.


While in Germany he met and married his German wife, Buryl. They collaborated on a book published in German of fairy tales for grown ups. She did the illustrations and he wrote the stories.[1]

His nephew, Bob Chesbro, also took up magic.



  1. Genii 1952 May (cover)