(Ferrara, Italy: 14th December 1919 - 31st July 1989)
Music teacher in Bologna and amateur magician with a famous pseudo-Chinese act as "Chun Chin Fu". Specializes in silk magic. Invented Sitta's Rope Trick and Sitta's Leopard Silk. Founding-editor of Magia Moderna 1954-89. President, Club Magico Italiano, 1957-89. FISM jury 1979, 1988. FISM President 1988-89, his term to have run to 1991 but interrupted when he died in a fire at home. Wrote The Colorful Magic of Alberto Sitta (52pp).