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Del Ray

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Del Ray
BornDelbert Raymond Petrosky
November 28, 1927
Hubbard, Ohio
DiedNovember 11, 2003 (age 75)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Del Ray (1927-2003), born Delbert Raymond Petrosky in Hubbard, Ohio, was known for his magical act involving electronics.


Del joined the U.S. Navy at age 16. He met Harry Blackstone, Sr. and went on tour as his assistant. Afterward, he began working in night clubs and by the beginning of the 1950s, he had begun work on his magical act involving electronics. He was also known for his Dice Stacking routine.

The Wilmington, North Carolina IBM Ring No. 248 is also known as the Del Ray Ring.

A Del Ray performance were described by Walter Zaney Blaney in Genii 1965 August.

Del Ray: America's Foremost was written by John Moehring, and published in 2010. It included a 92-minute DVD with footage of Del Ray performing on stage and close-up.