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Abel Pabon

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Abel Pabon
BornAbel Pabón, Jr.
circa 1931
Puerto Rico
DiedMarch 22, 2016 (age 84)
Puerto Rico
NationalityPuerto Rican

Abel Pabón (c.1931-2016), a student of Slydini, professionally performed a bird act in upscale night clubs in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.


In 1950's, while stationed in New York with the Air Force, he visited magic shops and started taking lessons with Tony Slydini.

Upon returning to Puerto Rico after getting out of the Air Force, he worked perfecting a double act with his wife, Marina.[1]

Pabón performed at the S.A.M. and I.B.M. national conventions. He was also invited to the F.F.F.F.

After retiring from the stage, he founded a Maritime Cargo Company in Puerto Rico called "Magic Transport".[2]


  1. Magicana April/May 1996, page 13
  2. Obit, Genii 2016 May