The best illusionists in the world
Magicians-illusionists who have entered world history
The art of magic and demonstration of tricks causes the public incredible delight, confusion, interest, fear, surprise, joy… And all this because the ordinary citizen does not understand what is happening in front of him, and the spirit of mystery and mystery creates a sense of magic and sorcery.
The history of illusionism dates back to ancient times. But outstanding performers who received worldwide fame appeared in the middle of the XIX century. Here are the names of some of them.
– Harry Houdini (Eric Weiss, born 24.03.1874) had a truly great talent, which conquered others from early childhood. So, at the age of 10, he demonstrated tricks for the entertainment of the public (of course, not for free). World-famous Harry Houdini brought the ability to get out of a wide variety of shackles and shackles due to the incredible flexibility. But his colleagues clearly didn’t like Houdini, as he often exposed their bales during demonstrations.
– URI Geller (born 20.12.1946) is a great illusionist with the role of a magician and sorcerer who can perform miracles beyond the limits of reason and human understanding. His most famous trick is stopping the clock, including big Ben.
– David Copperfield (16.09.1956), who at a young age (about 12 years old) demonstrated remarkable abilities of his phenomenal memory and was a professional demonstrator of tricks. He was even accepted into The American community of magicians! Moreover, at the age of 16, he was already a teacher of illusory art at the University, and at 18, he hosted his own TV show! It is famous for its large-scale tricks, such as the disappearance of the Statue of Liberty in new York, passing through the Great wall of China, falling from the Niagara falls and many others. All of them are incredibly spectacular and require a large team to prepare them. But it’s worth it!
– David blaine (04.04.1973) – a magician of a new formation and the founder of a new trend in the art of tricks and illusions, street magic. It is extremely popular due to such tricks as” reviving ” pigeons, being under water for a long time (17 minutes), burying for 170 hours, and many others. Most of the tricks not only led David blaine to mega-popularity and multimillion-dollar revenues, but also made him a multiple Guinness World record holder.
Naturally, the art of illusion will continue to develop, new genres and new masters will appear. But each of us wants to see a demonstration of magic tricks live. Therefore, very often magicians and illusionists become such welcome guests at special events and children’s holidays. To do this, you can order a magician who will allow you to plunge into the magical world of illusion.