Harry Houdini

When Harry Houdini Mystified NYC, from the Bowery to Coney Island [HISTORY]

Last modified May 7, 2014 at 4:53 pm

Harry Houdini, world famous magician, has a few connections to the Lower East Side. Mr. Harry Houdini was actually born Ehrich Weisz in Budapest, Hungary on March 24, 1874. He was one of six children born to Rabbi Mayer Weisz and second wife, Cecilia Steiner. Two years after Houdini was born, the elder rabbi emigrated […]

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