René Lavand

Argentine magician
Bust of René Lavand in a Tandil, Argentina city park

Héctor René Lavandera, usually known as René Lavand (24 September 1928 – 7 February 2015), was a magician from Argentina. He appeared in Ed Sullivan's and Johnny Carson's television shows as well as shows at Hollywood's Magic Castle.

Lavand died of pneumonia at the Chacabuco Clinic in Tandil, Argentina aged 86.[1]


  1. "Murió el ilusionista René Lavand, uno de los artistas más grandes de la historia de Tandil". Retrieved 8 February 2015.