Featuring the graves of famous magicians and a few other celebrities. Death is an emotional issue and I make every effort to treat this topic with the respect it deserves. I do think we as magicians, have a duty to honor those who came before us and pay tribute to them. Anyone willing to share information and photos of graves of famous magicians, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Harry Collin's Grave
(photo by Jonas S. Wilson)
Here is a remarkable grave. It’s in the Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky and it belongs to Harry Collins. Harry performed for years as the official Frito-Lay Magician. He actually started work with the company as a salesman in 1952. In the 70s he was given the job as corporate magician for the company.
He played a bigger role in magic than that however. He was the mentor to Lance Burton. No doubt the inspiration and the guiding light that helped to create one of the most incredible magicians of the 20th Century.