Shigeo Takagi

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'''Shigeo Takagi''' (1930 - 1991) was a  great scholar of magic.
 
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He bagan in magic at the age of 7, under the tutelage of [[Takomatsu]].
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Takagi worked at Japan's version of the [[Library of Congress]] and translated many Western magician books into Japanese.
  
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He was an author of dozens of books, not only on magic but also gambling, puzzles, hypnosis, psychology, memory and philosophy.
  
Born in Japan.
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He invented the ''Solid Cup'' in 1977.
 
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== Awards ==
Worked at Japan's version of the Library of Congress.
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* Tenkai Prize
 
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* guest of honor at the [[FFFF]] convention
Translated many Western magician books into Japanese.
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* Special Fellowship from the [[Academy of Magical Arts]].
 
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Invented the ''Solid Cup'' (1977)
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== Books about ==
 
== Books about ==
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* Cover [[Genii 1983 October]]
 
* Cover [[Genii 1983 October]]
 
* Obit [[Genii 1991 February]]
 
* Obit [[Genii 1991 February]]
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* Obit [[MUM]] March 1991
  
 
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Revision as of 06:45, 9 November 2010

Shigeo Takagi (1930 - 1991) was a great scholar of magic.

Shigeo Takagi
Born1930
Japan
DiedJanuary 7, 1991

He bagan in magic at the age of 7, under the tutelage of Takomatsu.

Takagi worked at Japan's version of the Library of Congress and translated many Western magician books into Japanese.

He was an author of dozens of books, not only on magic but also gambling, puzzles, hypnosis, psychology, memory and philosophy.

He invented the Solid Cup in 1977.

Awards

Books about

Amazing Miracles of Shigeo Takagi by Richard Kaufman - published by Kaufman and Greenberg in 1990.

References

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