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{{Youtube Thumb|uWRoZeQcdAg|350|Ascanio on [[Juan Tamariz]] TV show}}
 
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By profession, Ascanio was a lawyer and devoted his life to magic, but he was never a professional magician. His works influenced several generations of Spanish magicians. He was one of the founders of the prestigious [[Escuela Mágica de Madrid]] (EMM).  
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By profession, Ascanio was a lawyer and devoted his life to magic, but he was never a professional magician. His works influenced several generations of Spanish magicians. He was one of the founders of the prestigious [[Escuela Mágica de Madrid]] (EMM). Along with [[Juan Tamariz]], Ascanio spearheaded a school of thought in close-up magic that has produced FISM award-winning champions and deeply influenced the craft of magic worldwide.
  
He is known for his theoretical studies on magic, condensed in Ascanio´s [[Structural Conception of Magic]]. He is also known for his [[Color Changing Knife]] routines and for inventing the [[Ascanio Spread]] (1970) in card magic.<ref>Cover [[Genii 1997 May]]</ref>. His magical thinking influenced several generations of Spanish and international magicians, such as [[Juan Tamariz]], [[Roberto Giobbi]], [[Gabi Pareras]], [[Dani Daortiz]] and several others who mention Ascanio as a fundamental master in their magical thinking.
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He is known for his theoretical studies on magic, condensed in Ascanio´s [[Structural Conception of Magic]]. He is also known for his [[Color Changing Knife]] routines and for inventing the [[Ascanio Spread]] (1970) in card magic.<ref>Cover [[Genii 1997 May]]</ref>. His magical thinking influenced several generations of Spanish and international magicians, such as [[Juan Tamariz]], [[Roberto Giobbi]], [[Gabi Pareras]], [[Dani Daortiz]] and several others who mention Ascanio as a fundamental master in their magical thinking.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:23, 9 February 2018

Arturo De Ascanio
BornArturo de Ascanio y Navaz
March 22, 1929
Spain
DiedApril 6, 1997 (age 68)
NationalitySpanish

Don Arturo de Ascanio y Navaz (1929 - 1997) of La Laguna (Tenerife), Spain, wrote about theories and concepts important to magic such as "In-Transit Actions" and "The Law of Primary Motion" which had never been expressed before.

Biography

Ascanio on Juan Tamariz TV show

By profession, Ascanio was a lawyer and devoted his life to magic, but he was never a professional magician. His works influenced several generations of Spanish magicians. He was one of the founders of the prestigious Escuela Mágica de Madrid (EMM). Along with Juan Tamariz, Ascanio spearheaded a school of thought in close-up magic that has produced FISM award-winning champions and deeply influenced the craft of magic worldwide.

He is known for his theoretical studies on magic, condensed in Ascanio´s Structural Conception of Magic. He is also known for his Color Changing Knife routines and for inventing the Ascanio Spread (1970) in card magic.[1]. His magical thinking influenced several generations of Spanish and international magicians, such as Juan Tamariz, Roberto Giobbi, Gabi Pareras, Dani Daortiz and several others who mention Ascanio as a fundamental master in their magical thinking.

Books

Awards

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

References

  1. Cover Genii 1997 May