(New York City, NY: 13th March 1952 - 15th January 2021)
Learned at age 11 from magic set. Expert pro close-up coinman since 1972. Invented Portable Hole (1974), Tuning Fork effect (1974), etc. 1975 AMA Visiting Magician of the Year. 1978 AMA Best Close-up Magician. House magician in magic department at F.A.O. Schwarz store in Manhattan. See Richard Kaufman, David Roth's Expert Coin Magic (1985, 371pp). Video (1985) and video segment (1986).