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Hans Moretti

Hans Moretti was a German FISM winning mentalist, as well as part of an illusion team with his wife Helga known as The Morettis.

In 1944 Moretti had a choice of a civil service career in the Middle service but opted for a career as a magician. Moretti went on to become world champion (twice), and has 18 entries in the Guinness Book of World Records. He’s also received the Masters Fellowship Award of the Academy of Magical Arts.

Watch Hans & Helga Moretti perform their famous Sword Box illusion.

For more information about Hans Moretti, please visit his official website.


The Pendragons

Jonathan and Charlotte Pendragon were an award-winning husband-and-wife team of American illusionists who called their work "physical grand illusion". The couple met at the ...

Harry Blackstone Sr.

Harry Blackstone Sr stage magic

Harry Blackstone was a famed stage magician and illusionist of the 20th century. He often wore white tie and tails when performing, and he traveled ...

Jeff McBride

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Jeff McBride is known for his sleight of hand skills and specializes in the manipulation of playing cards, coins, and other small objects. His stage ...


Fantasio Magic Act

Few people know that Ricardo Fantasio was the highest-paid magician to ever appear on "The Ed Sullivan Show," or that he worked on the same ...

Orson Wells

Orson Wells on Sesame Street

Orson Wells was an Academy Award-winning director, writer, actor and producer for film, stage, radio and television. Welles first gained wide notoriety for his October ...

Pierre Brahma

Pierre Brahma stage magic

A native of Marseilles, PIERRE BRAHMA was born to an Italian mother and a French father. At the age of thirteen, he becomes deaf as ...


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Harry Houdini, as a promotion for his shows, performs in New York a staightjacket escape while he was suspended from his feet and raised several ...

Pepe Carroll

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Pepe Carroll (January 5, 2004) born, Jose Franco Arsenio Larraz, September 19, 1957, was a leading Spanish magician. Carroll won the F.I.S.M. Card Competition in ...

Channing Pollock

Channing Pollock magic

As one of the most sophisticated and charismatic practitioners of his craft; strikingly handsome with an enigmatic stage presence, he was best known for an ...

Fu Manchu

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Rocco Silano was born in Paterson, N.J., and is world renowned for his expertise in sleight of hand, as well as his originality in conjuring. ...

Richard Ross

richard ross

Unlike other performers, Richard Ross was a relatively late-comer to magic, purchasing his first trick when he was sixteen years old. Continuing a trend ...


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Born Evgeniy Voronin in the Ukraine, he has built his reputation as a world-class magician on a foundation of smoke and mirrors. Voronin is a ...


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Known throughout the world as an elegant and classical preformer, Shimada has firmly established himself as one of the most successful magicians of all time. ...


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Ever wonder who came up with the knife though woman disappearing act. Well it wasn't David Copperfield. A magician named Audrey did in the early ...

Jerome Murat

Jerome Murat mime magic

Jerome Murat is a phenomenal performer from Paris, France. He's performed his 'Living Statue' act for all over the world, and has delighted many international ...

Tom Mullica

Tom Mullica performs his magic

Tom Mullica's love affair with show business began in 1953 in Waupun, Wisconsin when, as a five-year-old child, he decided to be a clown. Two ...

Milo and Roger

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From the mid 1950s and well into the 1990s, Milo and Roger traveled the world delighting audiences with their comedy and amazing magic. The critics ...

David Williamson

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David Williamson is a comedy magician and master of closeup magic. His signature act involves "Rocky" a raccoon puppet that Williamson presents as a live ...

Mark Wilson

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Mark Wilson is an American magician and author. He is widely credited as becoming the first major "television magician" and in the process establishing the ...


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Salvano the magician was born in Poland. With his exceptional intellectuality and creativity in magic, he was known as one of the smoothest classical acts ...


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Theodore Hardeen, known simply as Hardeen, was a magician and escape artist. He was best known as Harry Houdini's brother. So dedicated was he to ...

Neil Foster

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Neil Foster was an internationally known lecturer, teacher, inventor and performer of magic. He began his career when a senior in high school in his ...