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Marvello
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At around 11:30 PM on 2/22/2022 John Edward Szeles, known to many as The Amazing Johnathan, passed away due to heart complications. My sympathies are with is wife and all those who knew and loved this amazingly talented and unique magician.

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drmagic
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So sad. What a great performer! May he rest in peace.
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What a loss. He was an incredible force in magic.
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Another great talent lost to the magic world. You'll be missed, Jonathan. May you rest in peace.
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Rest In Peace Amazing Johnathan…… Today the World is Just a Little Less Magical…
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Hung with him at his house in Vegas a couple of times. Great guy! Funny as hell! He had his house rigged with amazing practical jokes. Another legend gone. Smile
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Condolences to his family and friends.
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A real deal showman and fantastic force! My memories of him are hilarious and colourful.. Rest well brother and see you on the other side ✨
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I know he'd been having a hard time for a while, but still so sorry to hear of this. I loved visiting with his classic cars and drive-in. I enjoyed hanging with him and Gallagher who when put together were always hilarious. Everyone here in Vegas has a special place in our hearts for John. RIP our friend.
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Top 5 for sure.

Rest in peace Johnathan
thank you.
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I watched his documentary film a while ago ,interesting guy.
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" Sometimes, Magic sounds like tape" a hilarious routine on WGM. I still laugh thinking about his gags,
The hand is quicker than the eye prop and the seagulls and popcorn prop. A unique individual. His facial gestures with the eye raise was unique to him as well. He brought laughter to many.
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Sometimes he would accidentally/on purpose reveal his props, like his fake card manipulation prop; and it would just make the audience roar with laughter. His humor and magic will be missed by all. Lynn
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There's a memorial for him Monday, March 7, 3pm at the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas
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R.I.P.
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