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    Harry Houdini was a great magician who amazed audience and influenced magic forever with his complicated illusions and daring stunts. He made many tricks of his own and surprised audiences with his escapes. -EARLY LIFE Harry Houdini was born under the name Erik Weisz on March 24, 1874 and he was born in Budapest, Hungary. His father was a Rabbi. At the age 12, Erik hopped on a train to Texas, hoping to send some money home. (Howland, The escape artist). When Erik was 13, he and his father moved

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    Harry Houdini Harry Houdini was very interesting person. He is best known for his magic tricks. Also, he was known for his escapes. He was alive from 1874-1926. He married a woman named Wilhelmina Rahner. First of all Harry had interesting birth and early years. Harry was not always harry he was originally named Ehrich Weiss, and he claimed to be born in Appleton, Wisconsin but was born on March 24, 1874, in Budapest, Hungary. Second of all, he died in a very interesting way. When he died,

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    Erich Weiss or Harry Houdini the name most people know him by was born into this world on March 25, 1874 to a family of four other children later to become seven and two parents that worked as Rabbis. Harry’s family moved to America four years later where they then settled in Appleton Wisconsin. His family then moved to Milwaukee years later and finally settled in New York where Harry would be influenced to begin what he is best known for, Magic. As a young boy Houdini worked as a trapeze artist

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    English 18 February 2016 Harry Houdini First Draft Harry Houdini was one of the greatest escape artists and magician of all time. His tricks and escapes pondered the minds of people of then and still to this day. His career has influenced many people to see if they can trick and ponder the human mind as Harry did. Harry Houdini is one of the most beloved and influential magicians, making him have to work harder to ponder the minds of the world. Even as a young age Harry Houdini was always competitive

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    Houdini Harry Houdini is a name that will forever be remembered as “The Great Escape Artist.” Harry Houdini was born to the name of Ehrich Weisz on March 24, 1874. He was born in Budapest, Hungary. His mother was Cecilia Weisz and his father, Rabbi Mayer Samuel Weisz. His mother had six children, Houdini was the fourth child, and Rabbi Mayer also had a child from a previous marriage. Rabbi Mayer emigrated from Hungary to the United States because conditions started to look bad for the Jews in Eastern

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    people are curious about how Harry Houdini passed away. Was his death natural, or did someone want him dead? One possibility of Harry Houdini’s death is that he simply got punched in the stomach. Eric Jill from Snopes writes, Houdini was fond of explaining to his fans that by tightening his abdominal muscles he could withstand the hardest punches to the midsection a man could deliver, and one day a college student [punched Harry.] The stomach punches caught Houdini by surprise before he had time

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    Harry Houdini was a man of mystery and class. Houdini was daring and pulled the impossible with his death-defying tricks that earned him recognition and fame along with popularity in the 1920s. He embodied the wants of the 1920s and became them, though his life did not hold as much fame and glory. Harry Houdini, here and gone in a flash. Harry Houdini was born in Budapest, Austro-Hungary on March 24, 1874. His real name was Erik Weisz though through the ages he went by Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss

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    everyone to know them. Some of the greatest magicians of all time include The Great Lafayette, Harry Houdini, and Apollo Robbin. The Great Lafayette was born in Munich, Germany, on February 25, 1871, as Sigmund Neuberger. Little is known about Lafayette’s childhood, except the fact that he emigrated with his family to America in 1889. Lafayette was famous for two things: his dog, Beauty, and his death. Harry Houdini gave Beauty to Lafayette as a joke after hearing Lafayette complain about not having a

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    Harry Houdini was an amazing entertainer who went through many obstacles and performed amazing stunts that changed his life. When Houdini was younger, him and his family moved to New York but remained poor. Houdini had to go on the streets and create different tricks. A trick he did was hide coins all around him, so when people shook him money would fall off of him. Houdini also had a passion for magic, as a teen he performed in the circus. If Harry Houdini was a singer or actor, there would be

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    Harry Houdini by Kathryn Kilby Borland is an exciting story of a young boy finding the life of a magician. He travels around the country finding, work, food, money, and his love – magic. This story tells the life of Harry Houdini, who was a becoming magician who exceeds greatly in his older years. This tale takes place in the years of 1874 through 1926. The main character in my book was Harry. He was a brilliant young boy who really had a big heart for his family. Harry was very courageous too.

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