|Born||Isaak Meyer Bornstein|
April 28, 1921
|Died||January 20, 2005 (age 83) |
New York City.
Mike Bornstein (April 28, 1921-January 20, 2005), born Isaak Meyer Bornstein, was a nightclub performer in the 1940s where he presented a manipulative act using the stage name "Kolma."
BiographyRaised on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, he lived and worked in Times Square most of his life. Bornstein became a manufacturer, creator, lecture and performer. He was an inventor of many routines using paper money. His most popular creation was the "Floating Dollar Bill.
He was hit by a truck on while crossing Eighth Avenue, heading toward his apartment on 48th Street. 
- The Magic of Mike Bornstein (written by Alan Dell) (1979)
- Rainbow Matrix (1980)