Werner Reich

Germany

Werner Reich

Germany

Biography

Mr. Reich is one of magic’s hidden treasures. As a teenager, he was imprisoned in Auschwitz Concentration Camp, where he had an unlikely encounter with a magician. That magician showed Werner a simple card trick, and it spurned a lifelong fascination with magic. Werner joins Joshua Jay onstage for an interview about his unbelievable and harrowing time at Auschwitz, and the magic that helped him get through it and past it.