Cardo

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Cardo
BornProbhat Kumar Chatterjee
June 2, 1900
Beneras (Now called Varanasi), India
DiedJune 12, 1984 (age 84)
London, UK
Resting placeCremated
NationalityIndian
Known forMaster of Card tricks

Cardo (June 2, 1900 - June 12, 1984) left a career as a physician to become a professional magician.[1]

Biography

Dr. Chatterjee received a degree in medical work and then a degree in conjuring in England. He stared performing professionally in 1929 and for over twenty-five years gave shows to Indian, British, American and Australian soldiers.[2]

He was awarded a gold medal by the International Magicians Society of the World (India) and was a member of the Magic Circle of India and the I. B. M.

Books

  • Indra-Jal

References

  1. Tricks That Mystify (incl. Who's Who in Magic) by Will Goldston (1934)
  2. Silver Anniversary Of Dr. P. K. Chatterjee-Cardo, Linking Ring, February 1950
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