Welcome to Bob King's Houdini Tribute
Harry Houdini was born Ehrich Weisz in Budapest, Hungary
Houdini's Mother - Cecilia Steiner Weiss - 1
on March 24, 1874. He moved to Appleton, WI, when he was
about four years old. His family moved to Milwaukee, WI,
on Cherry St., where he started performing as a contortionist
and trapeze artist as "Ehrich, The Prince of the Air" and
later performing magic as "Eric the Great".
Houdini's Mother - Cecilia Steiner Weiss - 2
Houdini's Father - Rabbi Dr. Mayer Samuel Weiss
Houdini's Birth Certificate
Young Houdini 3 1/2 yrs.
Young Houdini 3 1/2 yrs. - Close up
Young Houdini 8 yrs.
Young Houdini in snowbank
Young Houdini as a Messenger 13 yrs.
Young Houdini the runner with his medals
Teen Houdini 15 yrs
Young Houdini as Magician
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