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Victor Trabucco

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Victor Trabucco

Victor Trabucco is renowned glass artist and magician in western New York state.[1]


Trabucco began magic visiting Gene Gordon’s magic shop in downtown Buffalo, New York, and soon joined IBM Junior Ring 12. Becoming fascinated with card magic due to the influence of Eddie Fechter after seeing his lecture at the age of thirteen.

During his early 20’s, Trabucco started hanging around the Forks Hotel, famous for its close-up magic and the home of Fechter's Finger Flicking Frolic (FFFF). He would meet Lou Gallo, Karl Norman, Billy Dunn, Derek Dingle, and Mike Skinner.

He would become a regular performer at the Forks Hotel throughout the 1970’s

Trabucco is also a renowned glass artists. He has been an instructor at the Studio at the Corning Museum of Glass and a technical adviser to Steuben Glass. He has created many crystal awards for the IBM, SAM, FISM, and the Fechter Finger Flicking Frolic (FFFF) conventions, as well as fashioning presentations for such notables as Siegfried & Roy, John Calvert, Dai Vernon, and Herb Zarrow.

His magic creations can be found in such books as Card Sharp on Duty by Allan Hayden, Fork Full of Appetizers (Volumes 1 and 2), published by Obie O’Brien and Card Cavalcade Two by Jerry Mentzer. He was the guest lecturer at the New York Coin Magic Seminar 2008. He has been a consultant on magic to Paul Gertner, David Copperfield, and David Blaine.[2]

Marketed Effects

  • Trabucco Holdout.


  • Cover of The Linking Ring, Vol. 70, no. 4, april 1990

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