Broken Wand

Memorial LISTINGS For Deceased MemberS of The I.B.M.

 

21 Jul

Past I.B.M. President Abb Dickson Has Died

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Past International President (1997-98) of the International Brotherhood of Magicians Abner (Abb) Dickson, died Monday, July 18, 2016, after a long illness. He lived in Jonesboro, Georgia. Here is the funeral home obituary. Read More

15 Jul

14 Magicians Honored in August Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

In the Broken Wand of the August issue of The Linking Ring -- the monthly publication of the International Brotherhood of Magicians -- fourteen magicians are recognized for their contributions to magic. Read More

21 Jun

6 Magicians Honored in July 2016 Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Six magicians are honored in the Broken Wand of the July issue of The Linking Ring, the monthly magazine of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. It is an honor to pay tribute to fellow magicians who enjoyed using magic to bring laughter and wonder to the world. Read More

23 May

12 Magicians Honored in June 2016 Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

In the Broken Wand in the June 2016 issue of The Linking Ring, the International Brotherhood of Magicians pays tribute to a dozen magicians who we have learned about since last month. Here are their obituaries. Read More

27 Apr

Your Help Needed with Broken Wand Information

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

From time to time the I.B.M. learns of the death of magicians from a variety of sources, but cannot confirm the deaths or find enough information to create an obituary to put in the Broken Wand in The Linking Ring. Of course we want to pay tribute to them in the Broken Wand,thank them for bringing wonder to people and making them smile over the years. However, we need confirmations and more information from you. Read More

23 Apr

17 Magicians Honored in May 2016 Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

In the May 2016 issue of The Linking Ring, seventeen magicians are honored in the Broken Wand. These are deaths of magicians which the I.B.M. headquarters learned about since the April issue. Read More

30 Mar

12 Magic People Honored in April Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

An even dozen people are honored in the Broken Wand of the April issue of The Linking Ring. It seems every month a celebrity magician has died lately, and March is no Exception. The best-known magician in the United Kingdom -- Paul Daniels -- died March 17. His obituary is in the Broken Wand, and a separate "In Memoriam" is also included, featuring memories from four friends. Here is the April Broken Wand. Read More

18 Mar

UK's Paul Daniels Dies at Age 77

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Another celebrity magician has died; this time England's best-known magician Paul Daniels. Only in February was he diagnosed with a brain tumor, and was told it was inoperable. He went home to Berkshire and died peacefully on Thursday, March 17, 2016, St. Patrick's Day. An "In Memoriam" and obituary will be included in the April issue of The Linking Ring. Read More

01 Mar

13 Magicians Honored in March 2016 Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

In the March 2016 issue of The Linking Ring, thirteen people are honored for their lifetime of service to magic in the Broken Wand. Two of them came suddenly and within a week of each other at the end of the month; comedy magician Tom Mullica and Magic Castle co-founder Irene Larsen. An "In Memoriam" to each of those is also included in the issue. May all these magic souls rest in peace. Read More

29 Feb

Five Magicians Honored in February Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Written by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

In the February issue of The Linking Ring, the monthly magazine of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, five men and women were honored with obituaries in the Broken Wand section. Read More