Celebrity Profiles - W
Also known as " Harry Houdini "
Place of Birth: Budapest, HUN
Father: Mayer Samuel Weisz
Mother: Cecilia Steiner
Born to rabbi Samuel Weisz and his wife Cecilia. Name angelcized to Erich Weiss.
Place of Death: Detroit, MI
Cause of Death: Peritonitis
Burial: Machpelah Cemetery
Place of Burial: Queens, NY
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Bert Randolph Sugar, Houdini: His Life and Art,
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1976.
(last revision to this profile: 13-Mar-2007)
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