Imam

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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.

Biography

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 & Genii 2013 March


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