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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, The Society Entertainer, was the stage name of Rudolph "Rudy" Walde. He 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]

He was a member of the SAM.

Walde 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