Robert-Houdin was born in France and brought a new stream of magic called "salon-magic". Magic was carrying was a combination of illusion and heavy equipment to perform sophisticated magic tricks, coupled with a brilliant sleight of hand techniques.
He belonged to the revolutionary magician, for the first time introduced the costume "formal suit" on stage. Previously, the magician always synonymous with long robes typical "Merlin" and the big boxes and heavy equipment. Show one of his most famous was when he did "bullet catch" / catch bullets in Algeria, to prove that the magic of modern Europe is far more spectacular than the primitive magic of Africa.
2. Harry Houdini (1874-1926)
Born in Eirich-Weiss, Houdini is better known as a very brilliant escapologist. Escapologist is the ability to escape from various dangers. One of Houdini's most famous trick is "Water Chamber", which was also played in the final of the Masters Rizuki season 3. In addition to playing various tricks a very brilliant escapologist, Houdini also appeared in various drama and comedy. Houdini believed to be the pioneer who was able to bring the world to the world of magic entertainment.
3. Doug Henning (1947-2001)
Doug Henning was a Canadian magician who first costume T-Shirt and Jeans pants on stage, leaving the formal costumes worn magician in the previous period. He is known for his ability to combine magic and art. On the stage, not only Henning magic show, but also dance, music and comedy. Henning died in 2001 from cancer.
4. David Copperfield
Young Copperfield began performing on stage in the mid-1970s, and was known as a flamboyant and handsome magician. When others are still doing the trick magician removes assistant on stage, removes various objects Copperfield enormous. One of the most famous is his show while eliminating the Statue of Liberty in 1976. In addition, it also eliminates the Orient Jet aircraft, flying in the Grand Canyon, and walking through the wall of China. So great, a lot of people who think Copperfield working with jinns / demons, when what he did was take advantage of modern technology as much as possible.
5. Valentino (Val Valentino)
Also known as the "masked magician / masked magician". Valentino is a magician whose tricks dismantle extraordinary another magician in a television show on Fox TV. That said, Valentino is still hiding his true identity, to avoid the magician angry and disappointed. However, the things that made Valentino on television is believed to enhance the appreciation and interest the general public in the magic world. Valentino has always said that he opened his magic tricks to "encourage" other magician looking for new tricks really "fresh" and quality, for the betterment of the world magic.
6. David Blaine
David Blaine is regarded as one of the first magician adjust to the tastes of today in the era of globalization. He appeared in a very relaxed and bring the magic of the stage "down the road" by doing street magic. Show that he is playing not only focused on the magician per se, but rather the reaction of the audience when watching a magic show going. Many people say, "Blaine makes magic Become 'cool' again".