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Don Arturo de Ascanio y Navas (1929 - April 6, 1997) of Madrid Spain wrote about theories and concepts important to magic as technique, like "In-Transit Actions" and "The Law of Primary Motion".
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'''Don Arturo de Ascanio y Navas''' (1929 - 1997) of Madrid, Spain, wrote about theories and concepts important to magic such as "[[In-Transit Actions]]" and "[[The Law of Primary Motion]]".
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{{Youtube Thumb|uWRoZeQcdAg|350|Ascanio on [[Juan Tamariz]] TV show}}
  
 
By profession, Ascanio was a lawyer and devoted his retirement to magic.
 
By profession, Ascanio was a lawyer and devoted his retirement to magic.
  
He is known for inventing the [[Ascanio Spread]] in card magic, and also for his [[Color Changing Knife]] routines.
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He is known for his [[Color Changing Knife]] routines and inventing the [[Ascanio Spread]] (1970) in card magic.<ref>Cover [[Genii 1997 May]]</ref>
  
 
==Books==
 
==Books==
 
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* [[Navajas y Daltonismo]] (1958) translated in English by [[Jose de la Torre]] as [[Ascanio's World of Knives]] (1975)
* [[Navajas y Daltonismo]] (1958) translated in English by [[Jose de la Torre]] as
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* [[The Psychology of Palming]] (1982) translated into English by [[Roberto Giobbi]]
[[Ascanio's World of Knives]] (1975)
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==Awards==
 
==Awards==
 
*First place Close-up Cards at 1970 [[FISM]] in Amsterdam.
 
*First place Close-up Cards at 1970 [[FISM]] in Amsterdam.
== Videos ==
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Ascanio on [[Tamariz]] TV show 
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== References ==
 
== References ==
* Genii May 1997
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[[Category:Biographies|Ascanio]]
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[[Category:Spanish magicians|Ascanio]]
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Revision as of 21:04, 19 November 2011

Don Arturo de Ascanio y Navas (1929 - 1997) of Madrid, Spain, wrote about theories and concepts important to magic such as "In-Transit Actions" and "The Law of Primary Motion".

Arturo De Ascanio
BornArturo de Ascanio y Navaz
March 22, 1929
Spain
DiedApril 6, 1997 (age 68)
NationalitySpanish


Ascanio on Juan Tamariz TV show

By profession, Ascanio was a lawyer and devoted his retirement to magic.

He is known for his Color Changing Knife routines and inventing the Ascanio Spread (1970) in card magic.[1]

Books

Awards

  • First place Close-up Cards at 1970 FISM in Amsterdam.

References

  1. Cover Genii 1997 May
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