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What Harry Houdini’s Real Name Was

##EMBED## Click Here for Sources and to Learn More Interesting Harry Houdini Facts Text Version Harry Houdini’s real name was actually Erik Weisz.  When his family immigrated to America, they changed the spelling to Ehrich Weiss, which eventually resulted in people calling him “Ehrie” and later “Harry”.  He picked “Houdini” as his professional name in homage to the French magician […]

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