Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

24/3/2011

Houdini’s last stage assistant dies at 103 as world marks illusionist’s 137th birthday

Dorothy Young, the last surviving stage assistant of illusionist Harry Houdini and an accomplished dancer, has died at 103.

Young’s death was announced by Drew University, where she was a prominent donor and patron of the arts. The statement came earlier this morning, on the day that would have been Houdini’s 137th birthday, for more click here

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