(Oakland, California: 1st June 1933 - 26th December 2018)
Photo-journalist in California. Inspired at age 16 by a co-worker. Semi-pro stage and close-up magician since 1949. He performed for several years at The Magic Cellar in San Francisco and was very often seen at The Magic Castle in Hollywood.
Pet effects: Linking Rings and Card in Balloon. Edited Pete's Leaflets 1973-76. Wrote "The Reel Works" column for Genii c1978-c1990. Wrote lecture notes Son of Greater Magic #1.5 (1975), Pete Biro presents the Indian cups & balls: Thoughts, ideas & routines (1998), The Tomato trick: A long forgotten classic (2000), Pete Biro's Magic: Give a Magician Enough Rope (2009), Pete Biro's Magic - Eggs, Bags & Gags (2009), The Real Secrets of the Chinese Linking Rings (2012).