Dennie Huber

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Dennie was a well-known and accomplished magician, master balloon artist and childrens entertainer for 48 years. At the center of all his work and volunteerism was his love of children.  It was all about the kids for Dennie when he was performing at fairs, festivals and countless community events and benefits to help others. Among […]

Joe Kelly

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Joe became interested in magic in 2002. His inspirations are Michael Finney, Jeff Hobson, Paul Kozak, and the late Tommy Cooper. Joe’s flair for comedy led him to create “The Comedy and Magic of Strolling Joe Kelly”. He had been an emcee for a number of Comedy Club Nights, and had opened for many professional […]

Bill Harding

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Bill was one of the pillars of our club. Always smiling, quick with a joke, and ever ready to regale us with a great story from his days as a roadie for J.N. Hofzinser. Bill passed away this June. He was a wonderful source of inspiration and information for the club. You can read more about […]

John Blake

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John became interested in magic in 1972. He started as a stock boy at Tannen’s Magic store, working his way up to becoming one of the owners. His inspiration/mentors were Frank Garcia, Dai Vernon, Johnny Thompson, and Romaine. His first love was Stage Manipulation, but was also well versed in Close-up, Standup, Walk-around, and Magic […]

Bob Elliott

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For many decades, the Elliotts were at the heart of the New York magic scene. They helped run Tannen’s Magic Camp. They booked lecture tours, gave food and shelter to the rising stars of Magic, and never asked for a penny in return. You see, they already had day jobs, Bob working as a Mining […]