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'''Imam''' (1942-2012), a  professional magician since 1965 and [[Magic Towne House]] alumnus, was founder of the [[Mostly Magic]] Nite Club in New York City.
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'''Imam''' (1942-2012), a  professional magician since 1960s and [[Magic Towne House]] alumnus, was founder of the [[Mostly Magic]] Nite Club in New York City.
  
He Learned magic at the age of 10 from a street magician. Imam went to Canada as engineering student then  moved to the United States in 1970.
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He Learned magic at the age of 10 from a street magician. Imam went to Canada as engineering student in 1965 then  moved to the United States in 1970.<ref>[[Hocus Pocus]] Vol. 1 No. 01 1978, page 14</ref>
  
 
He produced the Mostly Magic, a weekly magic show, on Carmine Street from 1980 until 1993.<ref> Cover [[Magic Manuscript]] Volume 11 Issue 1 - July / August 1989</ref>
 
He produced the Mostly Magic, a weekly magic show, on Carmine Street from 1980 until 1993.<ref> Cover [[Magic Manuscript]] Volume 11 Issue 1 - July / August 1989</ref>
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== Awards ==
 
== Awards ==
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* 1977 Slydini Close-up Award by New York [[IBM]].
 
* 1989 [[IBM]] Parent Assembly Magician of the Year.
 
* 1989 [[IBM]] Parent Assembly Magician of the Year.
  

Revision as of 14:51, 13 January 2013

Imam
BornImam Hossain
April 2, 1942
Comilla, Bengal, India (now Bangladesh)
DiedDecember 30, 2012 (age 70)
Bangladesh

Imam (1942-2012), a professional magician since 1960s and Magic Towne House alumnus, was founder of the Mostly Magic Nite Club in New York City.

He Learned magic at the age of 10 from a street magician. Imam went to Canada as engineering student in 1965 then moved to the United States in 1970.[1]

He produced the Mostly Magic, a weekly magic show, on Carmine Street from 1980 until 1993.[2]

Imam died while visiting his family in Bangladesh.[3]

Awards

  • 1977 Slydini Close-up Award by New York IBM.
  • 1989 IBM Parent Assembly Magician of the Year.


References

  1. Hocus Pocus Vol. 1 No. 01 1978, page 14
  2. Cover Magic Manuscript Volume 11 Issue 1 - July / August 1989
  3. http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=280228


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