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Herman Hanson

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Herman Hanson
DiedMay 12, 1973

Herman Hanson (1882 - 1973) emigrated to the United States in 1897 and worked in vaudeville as "Mystic Hanson".

By 1928, he started working on the staff of Howard Thurston's show, sometimes filling in for Thurston near the end. After Thurston's death, he managed Max Holden's magic shop in Boston.

He was also a Dean of the Society of American Magicians.


  • THE MAGIC MAN by Herman Hanson and John Zweers (1974)