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Gustav Alberti

French Magician and Card Magic Expert

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  • Real Name: Gustav Alberti
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  • Birthplace: France
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Gustav Alberti is the magician credited with inventing the Ambitious Card routine. He also may have been the first to perform the Rising Card trick by placing the cards in a glass tumbler held in his hand.

He was performing in France at least from 1860 to 1875.

Robert-Houdin mentioned Alberti in one of his journals, as he was apparently very impressed with Alberti's card handling skills.


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