Master Magician and Historian Ricky Jay died

One of the greatest  Magicians has died. As he was an author, collector and historian many of you have known him.

When not performing, Ricky Jay collects rare books and artifacts. He is the author of several books. His  clients are often within the stage, television, and film industries. He has worked with libraries and museums on their collections, including the Mulholland Library of Conjuring and the Allied Arts and the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Culver City, California.

I very good article written 2013  by Mark Singer appeared in the magazine:
“The New Yorker” (Thank you Veronique Faber for the tipp)
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1993/04/05/secrets-of-the-magus?fbclid=IwAR3xSC_Y3ZuPT4x5LuAUFNDxyoLOPouQlmWbiakNvJZMXlj83PjYWF0oyz0