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Louis Zingone

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Louis Zingone

Cover of Sphinx (May 1931)
BornLouis Gabriel Zingone
United States


Louis (or Luis) Zingone (fl. 1930s-40s) was a professional cardman who worked vaudeville and private parties during 1930s-40s.


He began learning trick with his uncle when he was a attending P.S. 1 in Long Island City as a boy.[1]

He mastered Erdnase while working at a car wash. Zingone performed in New York in 1934 doing the Cut and Restored Rope, Card in Cigarette, Egg and Silk, and Torn and Restored Newspaper.

Marketed Tricks

  • Luis Zingone's Dual Prophecy (1932)


  • Zingone Spread (by 1940).


  • Zingone's Recorded Card Tricks - three 78 rpm records and booklets. (See ad in Linking Ring, Vol. 19, no. 9, november 1939. Tricks that Speak for Themselves)



  1. It's the Gimmick That Counts, The Daily Star, Long Island City, March 29, 1932