Arturo De Ascanio

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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 - 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".{{Youtube Thumb|uWRoZeQcdAg|350|Ascanio on [[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.
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==Books==
 
==Books==
 
 
* [[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 [[Ascanio's World of Knives]] (1975)
  
 
==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  
 
* Genii May 1997  
 
[[Category:Biographies|Ascanio]]
 
[[Category:Biographies|Ascanio]]
 
[[Category:Spanish magicians|Ascanio]]
 
[[Category:Spanish magicians|Ascanio]]

Revision as of 22:34, 2 October 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".


Ascanio on Tamariz TV show

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

Awards

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

References

  • Genii May 1997
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