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Nemo Turner

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Nemo Turner
BornLeonard Miedzianowski
DiedFebruary 8, 2013

Nemo Turner (1951-2013), born Leonard Miedzianowski, was a well known Montreal magician. He performed, along with his rabbit Melvin, on over 200 radio and television appearances.


After attending Concordia University (Loyola campus) and receiving a Bachelor’s degree in psychology he carried on with his career as a magician

Turner went on to blend his entertainment skills with education and also was involved in real estate ventures.[1]

He tried unsuccessfully for a number of years to get his rabbit Melvin accepted into the S.A.M..[2] He also tried the I.B.M., which didn't accept him, but did vote to make him the Official Mascot of the I.B.M.[3]


  2. Page 24: Hare Brained: A Whacked Out Interview with Nemo Turner by David Acer , Genii 2003 December
  3. IBM Reports, Linking Ring, April, 2004