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Jimmy Yoshida

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Jimmy Yoshida
BornJames K. Yoshida
1920
Honolulu, Hawaii
DiedJuly 3, 2011

Jimmy Yoshida (1920-2011) was a magic dealer and magician, performing as Tengu, in Hawaii.[1]

Biography

He started a magic shop and a magic school on the island of Oahu, becoming known as the "Godfather of Magic" in the islands. He continue to perform until he was 81.[2][3][4]

Awards and honors

References

  1. Magician of the Month, MUM, April 1982 (cover)
  2. http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=249898
  3. http://www.khon2.com/news/local/story/Hawaiis-Godfather-of-Magic-dies/e5VuboFpC0mV6LWVBboqpw.cspx
  4. Obit, Magic Magazine, August 2011