March 19, 1951
Maranello, Modena, Italy
|Died||February 12, 2014 (age 62) |
Munro Regional Hospital in Ocala, Florida
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Aldo Colombini (1951-2014) moved to the United States from Italy in 1993 and performed magic throughout the world. He could speak and perform in Italian, English, Spanish and French.
Colombini performed often on Italian television (RAI 1). He also appeared on television shows in Portugal, Spain, Japan, Colombia and Sweden. In the United States he was part of the Masters of Illusions series on PAX-TV.
He performed at Caesar's Magical Empire in Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas and often at the Magic Castle in all four showrooms.
Columbini married Rachel Wild (now Rachel Columbini), who continues to produce the magic of Aldo Colombini keeping his legacy alive.
Awards and honors
- FISM prizewinner 1976
- Academy of Magical Arts Parlor magician of the year (2 times)
- Nominated by Academy of Magical Arts for best Close-up magician of the year, Best stage performer of the year, Best Bar magician of the year. Best Comedy act of the year and Lecturer of the Year
- Impact (1991)
- React (1994)
- The Close-up Magic of Aldo Colombini (1994)
- What's Up Deck? (1995)
- Direct Hits (1996)
- Impromptu Card Magic (2003)
- Baroque Cards (2004)
- ↑ http://www.wildcolombini.com/
- ↑ Cover Genii Magazine, Vol. 56, No. 3, January 1993, Aldo Colombini Magic Section, page 160
- ↑ Cover The Linking Ring, Vol. 66, No. 4, April 1986, Aldo Colombini, Hocus Pokus Parade, by Phil Willmarth, page 68
- ↑ http://forums.geniimagazine.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=43968
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- The Linking Ring, Vol. 70, No. 5, May 1990, Aldo Colombini, by Phil Willmarth, page 73
- Cover, MUM, Vol. 99, No. 7, December 2009, My Life in Magic, by Aldo Colombini, page 48
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 94, No. 3, March 2014, Broken Wand, Aldo Colombini, page 114
- Genii Magazine, Vol. 77, No. 4, April 2014, In Memoriam, Aldo Columbini March 18, 1951 - February 12, 2014, page 15