Broken Wand: Michael Bailey – 1940-2017

Broken Wand: Michael Bailey – 1940-2017

Scott Penrose, MIMC, President of The Magic Circle writes: It is with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of Past President Michael Bailey MIMC (with Gold Star) on 6 November 2017. Michael was President of the Society between 1998 and 2003 and provided a...
Broken Wand – Eugene Burger 1939-2017

Broken Wand – Eugene Burger 1939-2017

Simone Marron via Facebook writes: It is with heavy hearts that we, friends of Eugene Burger, inform you that Eugene has passed away in Chicago at the age of 78. Eugene enjoyed a long, healthy life, but was very recently diagnosed with terminal cancer. Even so, his...
Broken Wand: Graham Reed

Broken Wand: Graham Reed

The Measure of a Man. There are many deffinitions of that telling phrase, mine is both objective and subjective. The outpouring of sadness on news of Graham’s passing from, not just the magic community but all who knew him in life is a clear objective measure of...
Broken Wand: George Kovari Jr.

Broken Wand: George Kovari Jr.

On 8th February, George Kovari Jr. took his own life at the age of 45. Nassia Kovari writes: It is with unmeasurable sadness that our most selfless and precious George passed away on Wednesday 8th February at the age of a young 45. George was suffering from depression...
Broken Wand: Roy Johnson 1932-2016

Broken Wand: Roy Johnson 1932-2016

On 21st April 2016, Roy Johnson passed away at the age of 84 He was a well respected author and inventor of magic, having published several books and videos, including “The Roy Johnson Experience”, “Second Time Around” and “Third...
Broken Wand: Michael Pearse

Broken Wand: Michael Pearse

We have just learnt that Michael Pearse – real name, Pearse Halpenny, has passed away today at St. Christophers Hospice, South Croydon near his home. Michael was not only a talented juggler, having taught hundreds of people, including one of the UKs top...
Paul Daniels Tributes – Video

Paul Daniels Tributes – Video

Barry Murray, Magical researcher for The Paul Daniels Magic Show, Author and Creator of Wizbit was a close friend of Paul’s writes, exclusively for Magic Daily: Magic lost one it’s all time greats in the early hours of Thursday 17th March. There are very...
Broken Wand: Paul Daniels (1938-2016)

Broken Wand: Paul Daniels (1938-2016)

Paul Daniels has died, aged 77, in his Berkshire home just after midnight on the morning of 17th March 2016. Paul was recently discharged from hospital, after his diagnosis. It was initially suspected he had suffered a stroke after he fell at home, but it was then...
Broken Wand: Hugh Nightingale

Broken Wand: Hugh Nightingale

We have just heard from the President of The Magic Circle, Scott Penrose, that Hugh Nightingale MIMC died in a tragic accident yesterday at the age of 62. Update – 8:10pm: We understand that Hugh was cutting a tree on his farm and a branch fell on him. There is...
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