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Harvey Rosenthal

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Harvey Rosenthal
BornHarvey Martin Rosenthal
March 17, 1937
New York City
DiedApril 2020 (age 83)
CategoriesBooks by Harvey Rosenthal

Harvey Rosenthal (March 17, 1937) was Saturday regular at Tannen's where he met Ben Braude, Frank Garcia and later Francis Carlyle.


Born in New York City, he met De Wilfred as a child, who gave him old magic books and magazines. He learned of Holden's Magic Shop, and De Wilfred recommended taking lessons from Jack Miller.

His first published trick appeared in a 1956 issue of Hugard's Magic Monthly (Coin Filtration, page 431, Vol. 13, no. 12, May) and since in the Pallbearers Review, Genii, Epilogue, New Jinx, New Pentagram and the Magi-Gram.

In 1970 his work as a social scientist took him to Washington D.C. area.

In the early 1990s, Richard Kaufman signed a contract with Rosenthal to do a book on his coin magic and videotaped over 100 items. The book, as of 2009, has still not been written, so the tapes, along with the contract, were being offered for sale.