Luis de Matos
(born 23 August 1970) is a Portuguese
magician and was voted magician of the decade 2000-2009.
Luis de Matos was born in Portuguese Mozambique
in 1970, a Portuguese overseas province until 1975. At the age of five he moved with his parents to Portugal where the family settled near the city of Coimbra
. He has a Bachelor's degree (B.Ag) in agricultural technical engineering from Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra
(ESAC) - an agriculture school of the Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra
He had an extense TV career, having several guest appearances and later his own most successful TV shows "Isto é Magia", "Noite Mágica" and "Ilusões com Luis de Matos" throughout the years. He won several important prizes such as the Magician of the Year
(Hollywood Academy of Magic Arts - 1999) and the Mandrake D'or
(French Society of Magicians - 2000).
Quoting his Award of Merit
(Hollywood Academy of Magic Arts - 1995):<blockquote>In recognition of his remarkable devotion to the art of magic.His television series "Isto é Magia" and "Noite Mágica" brought legions of new fans to the art.An accomplished magician and illusionist he has brought dozens of international stars of magic before his television audience to share their talent and their knowledge of magical history.In his career he will touch millions and instill in them his love for magic.
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