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Don Arturo de Ascanio y Navas (? - 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 - 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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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.
 
He is known for inventing the [[Ascanio Spread]] in card magic, and also for his [[Color Changing Knife]] routines.
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* [[Navajas y Daltonismo]] (1958) translated in English by [[Jose de la Torre]] as
 
* [[Navajas y Daltonismo]] (1958) translated in English by [[Jose de la Torre]] as
* [[Ascanio's World of Knives]] (1975)
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[[Ascanio's World of Knives]] (1975)
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==
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Ascanio on [[Tamariz]] TV show   
 
Ascanio on [[Tamariz]] TV show   
 
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== References ==
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* Genii May 1997
 
[[Category:Biographies|Ascanio]]
 
[[Category:Biographies|Ascanio]]
 
[[Category:Spanish magicians|Ascanio]]
 
[[Category:Spanish magicians|Ascanio]]

Revision as of 20:12, 17 September 2008

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".

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.

Books

Ascanio's World of Knives (1975)

Awards

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

Videos

Ascanio on Tamariz TV show

References

  • Genii May 1997