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BornHans Jurgen
November 20, 1925
DiedOctober 15, 2005 (age 79)

Sino (Hans Jurgen) (November 20, 1925 - October 15, 2005) from Germany, played cabarets across the world and was the first German magician to appear appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show.


Sino was known for his original effects with top hats. With his wife, Mausi, they performed "The Magic Top Hat Parade" act.

In the 1960s he was on the German TV show called "Hallo Freunde" (Hello friends) for three years.[1][2]


  1. Linking Ring Membership List, Linking Ring, April 1975, page 142
  2. Magische Welt, Vol. 54 No. 06, page 355 (Obituary)