Conchito

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'''Conchito''' (fl. 1940s-1950s)  was a popular illusionist in Holland in the years after World War II.
 
'''Conchito''' (fl. 1940s-1950s)  was a popular illusionist in Holland in the years after World War II.
  
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== Biography ==
 
He performed a [[Black Art]] act as a Count from Northern Europe performing a flying ball, the disappearance of a person from the top of a ladder and a vanish from a transparent box hung above the stage to finally re-appear inside a trunk by the footlights.  
 
He performed a [[Black Art]] act as a Count from Northern Europe performing a flying ball, the disappearance of a person from the top of a ladder and a vanish from a transparent box hung above the stage to finally re-appear inside a trunk by the footlights.  
  
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== Awards ==
 
== Awards ==
 
* Third place Showmanship at the International Congress in Paris (the precursor to [[FISM]]) (1947)
 
* Third place Showmanship at the International Congress in Paris (the precursor to [[FISM]]) (1947)
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 09:59, 23 February 2014

Conchito
Born?

NationalityDutch
Flourished1940s-1950s

Conchito (fl. 1940s-1950s) was a popular illusionist in Holland in the years after World War II.

Biography

He performed a Black Art act as a Count from Northern Europe performing a flying ball, the disappearance of a person from the top of a ladder and a vanish from a transparent box hung above the stage to finally re-appear inside a trunk by the footlights.

Conchito performed in Dutch night clubs and variety stages in the 1950s.

In later years, having abandoned the stage, he began to build and sell illusions and to attend European magic conventions.[1]

Awards

  • Third place Showmanship at the International Congress in Paris (the precursor to FISM) (1947)

References

  1. http://smallmagicollector.wordpress.com/2013/02/04/chefalo_table_by_conchito_and_tajade_collection_marco_pusterla/




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