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David Copperfield’s Tornado of Fire

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The location of Copperfield’s latest illusion: Pier 94 in Manhattan
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David Copperfield


david-copperfieldDavid Seth Kotkin (born September 16, 1956) aka David Copperfield is an American illusionist. Forbes magazine called him the most commercially successful magician in history.

Copperfield’s TV specials, which typically combine storytelling and illusion, have won 21 Emmy Awards. During his 30 year career, he has earned 11 Guinness World Records, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and a knighthood by the French government. And he has been named a “Living Legend” by the US Library of Congress.


Copperfield has sold over 40 million tickets and grossed over $3 billion, which is more than any other solo entertainer in history. He currently performs over 500 Las Vegas shows per year.
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