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He created the Ironing Board Levitation in 1973.<ref>http://www.jonzealando.co.nz/accolades.html</ref>
 
He created the Ironing Board Levitation in 1973.<ref>http://www.jonzealando.co.nz/accolades.html</ref>
  
Zealando designed and sculptured the [[The Benny Award]], which was named after its first recipient, [[Edgar Benyon]] (1902-1978) in 1969.
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Zealando designed and sculptured the [[The Benny Award]], which was named after its first recipient, [[Edgar Benyon]] (1902-1978) in 1969.<ref>http://bam.net.nz/grand-masters-of-magic/</ref>
  
 
== Awards and honors ==
 
== Awards and honors ==
 
* Two Guiness Book of Records records on the television show "That's Incredible" and two appearances on the Tokyo television programme "The World Surprise Show".
 
* Two Guiness Book of Records records on the television show "That's Incredible" and two appearances on the Tokyo television programme "The World Surprise Show".
 
* Past President and Life Member [[New Zealand Society of Magicians]]
 
* Past President and Life Member [[New Zealand Society of Magicians]]
* Past President, Secretary and Life Member [[Brotherhood of Auckland Magicians]]
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* Past President, Secretary and Life Member [[Brotherhood of Auckland Magicians]]<ref>http://bam.net.nz/</ref>
 
* Past President [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]]
 
* Past President [[International Brotherhood of Magicians]]
 
* Awarded New Zealand Variety Artists lifetime achievement [[Benny Award]] 1972.
 
* Awarded New Zealand Variety Artists lifetime achievement [[Benny Award]] 1972.

Revision as of 17:03, 15 October 2017

Jon Zealando
BornTrevor John Hodson
October 9, 1939
Auckland, New Zealand

NationalityNew Zealand

Jon Zealando (b. 1939) is the stage name of magician Trevor John Hodson.[1]

Biography

Inspired after seeing John Calvert in 1950 he became a professional escape artist, ventrilloquist, fire-eater in 1957.

He created the Ironing Board Levitation in 1973.[2]

Zealando designed and sculptured the The Benny Award, which was named after its first recipient, Edgar Benyon (1902-1978) in 1969.[3]

Awards and honors

References

  1. Linking Ring, December, 1992, page 68
  2. http://www.jonzealando.co.nz/accolades.html
  3. http://bam.net.nz/grand-masters-of-magic/
  4. http://bam.net.nz/


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