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Arturo De Ascanio

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Ascanio on Juan Tamariz TV show

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 (1970) in card magic, and also for his Color Changing Knife routines.

Books

Roberto Giobbi

Awards

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

References