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Herb Zarrow

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Herb Zarrow (November 4, 1925 - May 11, 2008) was an American magician, born in Paterson, New Jersey. He was influential in the profession for his inventions of unique sleight of hand and card tricks. His skills are held in the highest regard in professional magicians' circles.

Herb is most noted for his Zarrow Shuffle (c 1940). He also invented: Herb Zarrow's Switch Change, Herb Zarrow's Trapeze, Herb Zarrow Retention Pass, Zarrow Block Addition, Starfish Copper/Silver, Matched Revolvers, Universal Count Grip.

Zarrow appeared on the April, 2001 cover of The Linking Ring after being honored at the 2001 annual Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic convention for a lifetime of contributions and achievements.


Honors and Awards

  • Member Of The Inner Magic Circle,
  • 1998 Louie Award
  • Honorary Life Member of the Society of American Magicians
  • Cover of M-U-M[
  • Academy of Magical Arts: Creative Fellowship Award
  • The Magic Castle: Honorary Life Member
  • 2001 Guest Of Honor at Fechter's Finger flicking Frolic
  • Cover of The Linking Ring