|Born||George Gilbert Kaplan|
April 24, 1902
|Died||September 1, 2001 (age 99) |
Great Neck, Nassau County, NY
|Resting place||Interment Cedar Park Cemetery|
George Kaplan (1902 - 2001), a Certified Public Accountant, was a strong supporter of magic, serving as the dean of the Parent Assembly of the Society of American Magicians and was named their "Magician of the Year" in 1995.
Kaplan was published in many magic magazines.
He invented The Bombay Mystery Card Trick in 1944.
- The Fine Art of Magic (1948)