Harry Houdini

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Synonyms for Harry Houdini

United States magician (born in Hungary) famous for his ability to escape from chains or handcuffs or straitjackets or padlocked containers (1874-1926)

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Houdini was born Ehrich Weiss in 1874 in Budapest, Hungary, but moved to Wisconsin as a child before he found international fame.
His brother's discovery of a book by magician Jean-Eugene Robert-Houdin started Ehrich Weiss (``That Thing You Do
born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest on March 24, 1874, Houdini was brought by
And Blaine has been compared with Ehrich Weiss, or Harry Houdini to use his stage name.
But the great escapologist - born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest - did not drown.