David Copperfield's Magical Ways
David Copperfield is an amazing man who was born in 1956 in New Jersey and he has been performing magic since the year 1974. He has had thirty eight Emmy Nominations and has won twenyty-one Emmy Awards for his television specials. Copperfield does 500-600 shows per year in countries all around the world. I know I will repeat this several times but, this goes without saying, that he has to be the best magician of all time in my opinion.
David Copperfield is someone that we all grew up watching. My mom and dad who were not really prone to watch things like that, would even watch Copperfield. We would pop popcorn and gather round the television to see his magical ways transform the television into a fantasy land.
Some of his greatest accomplishments would be the fact that has made The Statue of Liberty vanish in thin air, he walked through The Great Wall of China. He also was famous for the Death Saw, which slices him in half. Then there is The Squeeze Box. Watching him do these simply, one-of-a-kind tricks, is sometimes a once in a lifetime occurrence.
When David Copperfield appears to fly through the air, you will never see a rope or line of any kind. I am not sure how he does his tricks but, he hides his secrets very well. He is this centuries Houdini and he fills the shoes well. Copperfield's shows are more like legendary events.
Thousands have been known to attend his events and he talks to the audience during his shows. He has other ways that he communicates as well.
He is the most successful magician in history. He is usually featured in Forbes Top Ten earners for entertainers. Besides, all of The Emmy Awards, this master of Illusion also has won a Living Legend Award from the Library of Congress and he was Knighted by the French Government, it does not get any bigger than that. He is loved everywhere he goes.
Copperfield has done so many tricks during his career but, my favorite Illusion ever was when Copperfield floated over the Grand Canyon in 1984. Other Illusions included, making an airplane vanish and then reappear, levitating a Ferrari car. Escaping from Alcatraz prison and of course the hundreds of magical spectacles that he does on stage right before your eyes. It is hard to know exactly how David Copperfield does his tricks but, he always puts on a great show.
David Copperfield has a way with his audience probably, because, he has been in front of a crowd for over thirty years and performs shows so consistently. When David Copperfield performs tricks it is impossible to figure out how it was staged. That is his biggest asset, the fact that his illusions look so real and cannot be figured out make them all the more incredible. Most tricks and illusions a usually exposed eventually but, the majority of Copperfield's shows have amazing gimmicks that can not be figured out at all. Many people try to emulate him but, time and time again he has proved that he is the King of Magic.
Copperfield has his own humongous sign on the MGM Grand hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. In America, Las Vegas is David Copperfield's home court, so to speak. Copperfield always puts on elaborate shows that mesmerize his audience for hours at a time. His fame and popularity stretch across the globe because, he is a tireless worker and he never stops perfecting his craft. He truly found his calling in life. He is one person who found a life-long career and one that makes very good money if you are well known as he is.
Copperfield transcends plain magic shows by connecting with the audience and making his magic act impossible to figure out. Copperfield works very closely with his audience by getting them involved in the magic. Although many magicians and illusionists have tried nobody has ever compared to Mr. Copperfield.
He is a world traveler and always draws large crowds to his events.
David Copperfield on The MGM Grand
Copperfield in the Guinness Book of World Records
He has done so many other tricks and illusions besides these that are not recognized by the Guiness Book but these six are impressive nonetheless. Over time since he continues to perform he will surely have even more records to brag about.
1. Largest ever Illusion
2. Most tickets ever sold by a solo artist worldwide
3. Most magic shows performed in a year
4. Largest Broadway Attendance in a week
5. Highest earnings ever by a magician
6. Largest collection of magic artifacts
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