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Aldini - Alex Weiner

  • 1917-1989
  • Real Name: Alex Weiner
  • Birthday: October 12
  • Birthplace: United States
  • Buried: ?

Aldini was an American magician, author and inventor of several well-known magic effects.

He started his performing career early on, first as an amateur at age 12, building to a successful career as a club magician, specializing in his own unique style of comedy magic.

He invented several effects for his show which he then marketed to other magicians, including his Aldini Bowl Production, which is still popular today.

From 1956 until his retirement in 1978, Aldini was manager for a number of magic shops, and operated the Disneyland magic shops as well.

His books on roughing fluid, Rough Stuff and Rough Stuff, and its many uses are classics today.

His column in Abbott's TOPS magazine was also very popular.


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