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Al Koran

Al Koran was the stage name of Edward Doe, who was a former hairdresser that turned professional magician/mentalist. In 1945, he became the youngest member ever to be awarded London Society of Magicians Gold Medal. It was after this that he selected the stage name “Al Koran” and make magic a full time job.

Later in life, Al Koran emigrated to the United States in January 1969, first to Cleveland, Ohio and then later settling in Chicago, Illinois. He appeared many times on the Ed Sullivan show.

Watch Al Koran perform his brand of mentalism on the Ed Sullivan Show.

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For more information about Al Koran, please visit his official Wikipedia entry
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