Chris van Bern
(Britain: 1871 - 7th February 1950)
Stage name of T.B. Byrne. Pro music-hall magician. Founding President of the Mahatma Magic Circle in Liverpool, 1915. Played St. George's Hall 1918, 1920, and 1921. Later switched to club magic act. His wife performed as "Iva Voyce". Biography is Chris Van Bern: The Busy 'B' by Roger Woods.
Wrote A Whirlwind of Wizardry (1919, 94pp, with De Vega).
Coauthors: Alex De Vega