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Rue Walde

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Rue Walde
BornRudolph Arthur Walde
October 7, 1909
Yonkers, New York
DiedApril 15, 1966 (age 56)
Resting placeLong Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York (Section 2Q)

Rue Walde (1909-1966) The Society Entertainer, the stage name of Rudolph "Rudy" Walde, was a semi-professional that did full evening shows starting in 1928.[1]


He also played saxophone in an orchestra. Walde would do a magic act in front of the bandstand. His act included rope, card tricks and small magic. He also did an imitation of Cardini (giving credit).[2]

Walde was a member of the S.A.M., served in the US Army and was a Veteran of World War II.[3]


  1. Who's Who in Magic, Sphinx, June, 1933
  2. Sphinx, January 1934