Harry Houdini-Famous Magician in America

Harry Houdini was a prominent American magician who claimed that he was born 6 April 1874 in Appleton, Wisconsin. In fact, he was born with the name Ehrich Weisz on March 24, 1874, in Budapest, Hungary. His father was Mayer Samuel Weisz, a religious teacher, Ehrich is a son of his father's second wife, Cecilia Steiner. Ability of the most famous Houdini escape trick itself, such as escape from the rope, handcuffs, chains, and the most famous: Chinese water torture trick, where the body hung upside down Houdini escaped from a glass cabinet filled with water.

Houdini began to become a magician in 1891. Houdini idol was the great French magician Robert-Houdin. At first he only used the card in a magic-magic. but his reputation skyrocketed since the deep magic tricks to escape.

Professional career

Harry Houdini began his professional career at age 17 while playing magic at the amusement park Coney Island New York. he is sometimes doing 20 different magic tricks. In 1895, the Houdinis joined the Welsh Brothers Circus for six months. Harry did magic, with a trick called "Metamorphosis," where he migrated in a locked trunk.

Not satisfied with the magic trick that is often practiced, Harry continues to learn new tricks on a variety of experts until he escaped in the tricks of ikatan.Houdini claim the ability to escape from handcuffs provided by the local police. Houdini offers $ 100 to anyone who can escape from the bondage cuffs that she had prepared. This ability ultimately makes a magician with an international reputation. Houdini's final performance took place on October 24, 1926. After that, he was hospitalized and died of peritonitis in the appendix on October 31, 1926.

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