Houdini, Harry


Houdini, Harry
pseud. di Weiss, Erich

Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione. 2010.

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  • HOUDINI, HARRY — (originally Eric Weisz, 1874–1926), U.S. magician and escape artist. The grandson of a rabbi, Houdini was born in Budapest and taken to the United States, where his father became religious leader of a Jewish congregation in Appleton, Wisconsin.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Houdini, Harry —    (pseudonym of Enrich Weiss, 1874–1926)    magician and debunker of spiritualism. In early 1924 J.C.Henneberger, owner of WT,in an attempt to salvage the magazine, hired Houdini then at the height of his celebrity as a regular columnist. The… …   An H.P.Lovecraft encyclopedia

  • Houdini, Harry — orig. Erik Weisz born March 24, 1874, Budapest, Hung. died Oct. 31, 1926, Detroit, Mich., U.S. U.S. magician. The son of a rabbi who emigrated from Hungary to the U.S. and settled in Wisconsin, he became a trapeze performer at an early age. In… …   Universalium

  • Houdini, Harry — orig. Erik Weisz (24 mar. 1874, Budapest, Hungría–31 oct. 1926, Detroit, Mich., EE.UU.). Ilusionista estadounidense. Fue hijo de un rabino que emigró de Hungría a EE.UU. y que se estableció en Wisconsin. De joven se dedicó al trapecio y en 1882… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Houdini,Harry — Hou·di·ni (ho͞o dēʹnē), Harry. 1874 1926. Library of Congress American magician known for his escapes from chains, handcuffs, straitjackets, and padlocked containers. * * * …   Universalium

  • Houdini, Harry (Eric Weiss) — (1874–1926)    US magician. Houdini, the son of a religious leader from Budapest, began his career in the United States as a trapeze artist and magician, and attained world fame as an escape artist. His collection of books on all forms of magic… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Houdini, Harry (Weiss, Enrich) — (1874 1926)    American magician. He was the son of a religious leader from Budapest. He began his career as a trapeze artist and magician. He later attained fame as an escapologist …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Harry Houdini — Houdini redirects here. For other uses, see Houdini (disambiguation). Harry Houdini Houdini in 1899 Born Erik Weisz March 24, 1874(1874 03 24) …   Wikipedia

  • Harry Houdini — (* 24. März 1874 als Erik Weisz in Budapest; † 31. Oktober 1926 in Detroit) war ein US amerikanischer Entfesselungs und Zauberkünstler österreichisch ungarischer Herkunft …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Houdini — Harry Houdini Houdini lässt einen Elefanten verschwinden (1918) …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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