Aldo Colombini

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Aldo Colombini (b. March 19, 1951 - d. February 12, 2014[citation needed]) was an Italian-born magician, lecturer, author and media producer. His wife, Rachel who is also a magician, currently resides in Florida. When he first moved to the United States (from his native Modena, Italy) in 1993, he spoke no English.[1]

Aldo (left) and his wife, Rachel, lecturing for a magic club in Longview, Texas -- Spring 2011

He created and marketed hundreds of magic tricks,[2][3] along with numerous books and instructional videos on the topic of magic. He wrote a long-running column for The Linking Ring magazine, entitled, "As Always, Aldo".[4][5]

Books/Writing[edit]

  • "The Close-up Magic of Aldo Colombini"
  • What's Up Deck?[6]
  • He contributed multiple articles to Harry Lorayne's long-running journal, Apocalypse.[7]

Instructional Videos[edit]

Aldo has appeared in the following instructional videos:

  • Card Festival
  • Still Ringing Around
  • Roped In

Notable Performances[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Close, Michael (2007). That Reminds Me: Finding the Funny In A Serious World. ISBN 978-1-4357-0646-0. 
  2. ^ "Close Quarters". My Lovely Assistant. Retrieved April 21, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Knotty Knot". MJM Magic. Retrieved April 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ Colombini, Aldo (October 1998). "As Always, Aldo". The Linking Ring: 43, 44. 
  5. ^ Colombini, Aldo (November 2003). "As Always, Aldo". The Linking Ring 84 (11): 81–82. 
  6. ^ What's Up Deck?. 1995. Retrieved April 20, 2012. 
  7. ^ Behr, Dennis. "Apocalypse, Volume 10". The Behr Files. Retrieved April 21, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Entertainment to materialize by magic". Arizona Daily Star. May 11, 2006. 
  9. ^ Racherbaumer, Jon (October 2006). "Close Up Captivates at Norfolk!". The Linking Ring: 69. 
  10. ^ "Norfolk Virginia: Lectures! Lectures! Lectures!". The Linking Ring: 64. October 1996. 
  11. ^ Keyser, Archie (August 1995). "Ring 27 Louisiana Magic Weekend". The Linking Ring 75: 120–121. 

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