David Ben

Magician, Person

1961 –

33

Who is David Ben?

David Ben is a Canadian stage magician, sleight of hand artist, illusionist, author, publisher, keynote speaker, magic historian, magic consultant, magic collector and former tax lawyer.

He has been a professional magician, performer, entertainer and keynote speaker since 1990. Ben is known for his sleight-of-hand technique, his knowledge of magic history and his collection of magic.

He is one of the founders of Magicana—a performing arts organization dedicated to the study, exploration and advancement of magic as a performing art—and currently serves its Artistic Director. He is the publisher and editor of Magicol, a quarterly journal of magic history and collectibles. He is the sole protégé of a fellow Canadian, twentieth century sleight-of-hand artist, Ross Bertram, and biographer of celebrated magician, Dai Vernon.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Mar 5, 1961
Toronto
Spouses
Profession
Education
  • University of Western Ontario
  • University of Toronto
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • University College, University of Toronto
Employment
  • Artistic Director, Magicana
Lived in
  • Toronto

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"David Ben." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 15 Aug. 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/biography/david-ben/m/0h3t351>.

Discuss this David Ben biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net