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Frank Olkowski

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Frank Olkowski
BornFrank E.Olkowski
September 17, 1912
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedApril 10, 1988 (age 75)
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
Frank Olkowski (1912-1988) was a professional magician who performed as Fanto The Magician.


He specialized in cards, billiard balls and cigarettes.[1]

Olkowski was a member of the IBM Order of Merlin and Ring 6 (Philadelphia), which he had served as Ring President. He was named Dean of Magicians by his fellow Ring 6 members.

In his later years, he devoted his talents to entertaining children and benefit performances in his local area.[2]


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, December, 1934
  2. Broken Wand, Linking Ring, October, 1988