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BornImam Hossain
April 2, 1941
Comilla, Bengal, India (now Bangladesh)
DiedDecember 30, 2012 (age 71)

Imam (1941[1]-2012), a professional magician since 1960s and Magic Towne House alumnus, was founder of the Mostly Magic Nite Club in New York City.


He Learned magic at the age of 10 from a street magician. Imam went to Canada as engineering student in 1965 then moved to the United States in 1970.[2]

He produced the Mostly Magic, a weekly magic show, on Carmine Street from 1980 until 1993.[3]

Imam died while visiting his family in Bangladesh.[4]


  • 1977 Slydini Close-up Award by New York IBM.
  • 1989 IBM Parent Assembly Magician of the Year.


  1. by his own words it was 1941, Genii, Vol. 76, issue 7 page 61
  2. Hocus Pocus Vol. 1 No. 01 1978, page 14
  3. Cover Magic Manuscript Volume 11 Issue 1 - July / August 1989
  4. & Genii 2013 March