Yann Frisch

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Yann Frisch is a French magician. His signature magic trick is a cup and ball trick called "Baltass."[1] A video of his sleight of hand Baltass performance was viewed 1.3 million times on YouTube in just over one week in 2012.[2] His work has been featured on Laughing Squid, Boing Boing, MSN, Gawker, and The Blaze.[3][4][5][6][7] Frisch won the Grand Prix in close-up magic at FISM 2012.[8] He was also named Champion du Monde at the 2012 Beijing International Magic Convention.[9]


  1. ^ Didymus, John Thomas. "Watch magician Yann Frisch perform amazing sleight-of-hand trick". In the Media. Digital Journal. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  2. ^ Milazzo, Franco. "Video Of The Week: Yann Frisch's Baltass". This Is Cabaret. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  3. ^ Blazenhoff, Rusty. "Magician Yann Frisch Plays a Disheveled Man in His Cup & Balls Routine". Laughing Squid. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  4. ^ Weisberger, Jason. "Yann Frisch will boggle your mind". Video. Boing Boing. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  5. ^ "This incredible sleight of hand routine will leave you stunned". Now. MSN. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  6. ^ Zimmerman, Neetzan. "This Mesmerizing Sleight of Hand Routine is Absurdly Amazing". Holy Crap. Gawker. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  7. ^ Seidl, Jonathon M. "The Amazing Sleight-of-Hand Video that Will Have You Rewinding and Watching Again". Entertainment. The Blaze. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  8. ^ "FISM 2012 draws to a close". Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  9. ^ Vickers, Dodd. "Yann Frisch's Cups and Balls are Simply Absurd". Main. The Magic Newsire. Retrieved 24 December 2012.

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