Tony Binarelli has been interested in illusionism and magic since 1952. In 1958 he became a member of the "Club Magico Italiano" in Bologna. From 1960 to 1972 he was primarily interested in close up magic and card magic, as a beginner first, then as a semi professional magician. In 1972 he had his first TV appearance, becoming a professional magician and enlarging his magical program.
At the end of 70’ he becomes a celebrity thanks to his participation in the first edition of the famous TV show "Domenica in" presented by Corrado. He continued to appear on TV as well as advisor and consultant back stage, such as in the famous "Continuavano a chiamarlo Trinita" and "Tre passi nel delirio", in which he transformed the protagonists Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Alain Delon, Brigitte Bardot in clever gamblers.
He published several books including Class Act and My Way To Mentalism. He is the creator and editor of the Italian magazine Qui Magia.
From July 1997 he has been President of the Italian IBM. He won the FISM in 1967 and 1970. He is the recipient of the 1992 Tannen Special Award and the 1993 Tenkai Prize as well as many other awards and honors.
Coauthors: Flavio Desideri