Fantasio, born Ricardo Roucau in Argentina in 1936, invented many effects and well known for his canes and candles.
See David Ginn's series about Fantasio's Cane and Candle.
On January 10, 2010, during the annual Awards Banquet of the Magic City Conjurers / Society of American Magicians Assembly 280, the title of Dean was bestowed on Fantasio.
- Magic with Canes (1979)
- Magic with Canes and Candles (1990)
- Genii 1965 October (cover)