Horace Goldin

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Birthday
17, 1873
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Apr 22, 1939 (65)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
17, 1873
Birthplace
Lithuania
Death Date
Apr 22, 1939 (65)

About

He is credited, controversially, with inventing the sawing a woman in half illusion.

Before Fame

He had a strong accent and a speech impediment, but he still made a good living as a salesman.

Trivia

Another magician performed the woman-sawing trick a couple months before he did, but it's possible both of them learned it from the ancient Egyptians.

Family Life

His family emigrated to America and settled in Nashville, Tennessee when he was sixteen.

Associated With

He performed before President Woodrow Wilson.