Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser ( – ). The truth and the newest information about the most important Card artist of all times. by MAGIC CHRISTIAN. Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser was born on the 19th of June He was a ( Picture courtesy of Magic Christian’s book on J.N Hofzinser Cardtricks) Hofzinser . Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser, (born June 19, , Vienna, Austria—died March 11, , Vienna), Austrian amateur conjurer who was one of the most brilliant.

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Dual reality based presentations, color changes or hypnosis routines can all take advantage of this clever gimmick. I can’t go into the workings, because I do not divulge magic secrets on this blog. View a machine-translated version of the German article. A portrait of his wife Wilhelmina decorated the Salon as well.

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Hofzinser, Johann Nepomuk

jphann But look at the photo to the left and you’ll see the actual Rose Mirror used by Hofzinser, now in the collection of Ken Klosterman. It’s possible that Dobler is the one who first sparked Hofzinser’s interest in magic. Death after becoming seriously sick in February on 11th of March and buried on the 12th of March in the Vienna central cemetery. In recent years, Jogann magician Magic Christian has discovered many new facts about the life and magic of Hofzinser, publishing them in his books Non Plus Ultra, currently available only in German.


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You are commenting using your WordPress. The Salons opened January 3rd, under the name of his wife Wilhelmine in the street Wollzeile Nr. It begins with a glass goblet containing some sort of murky dark water apparently from the ‘Fountain of Love’.

Among them so well known pieces like: Created by Hofzinser Johann Nepomukthis card is a fantastic gimmick which has been carefully made and updated to modern standards.

This article needs additional citations for verification. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Main facts which differ from many widely spread information: We keep our most popular products in stock in the UK so often this step is skipped. Three or four times in the week Hofzinser presented his programme which he changed several times in the season.

Hofzinser was basically the father of Parlor Magic or Salon Magic. Interested in Hofzinser Card? Houdini gets a lot wrong in his Conjurers Monthly Magazine about Hofzinser. Every item is carefully selected under the watchful eye of cofounders, and professional magicians Joshua Jay and Andi Gladwin. Many facts hofzinxer be forgotten so far if there had not been the young eager Amateur magician Ottokar FISCHER more than hundred years ago, who found by chance one of his pupils.

Hofzinser ‘, the prop is actually in the possession of the Library of Congress in Washington D. The scarf is held in front of the mirror again and the image vanishes.


The omnipotence of the ladies. Hofzinnser will receive a special card for this effect. Such a work is presented to an audience at a particular time and place by live performers, who use either themselves or inanimate figures, such as puppets, as the medium of presentation.

In he went on tour with his show and was seen in Berlin, Munich and in most of the bigger cities in the Austrian Monarchy. In other jurisdictions, re-use of this content may johan restricted; see Reuse of PD-Art photographs for details. He was also most likely a cousin of fellow magician Ludwig Dobler.

For sure HOFZINSER was the most creative magician of his time, who understood to combine the zeitgeist with fantasy to wonderful magic experiments and included satire political remarks — like his contemporary poet Johann Nestroy did in his johabn plays. Views Read Edit View history. He moved to 5 different locations from to Contact our editors with your feedback. This site uses cookies.

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