Ali Bongo Farewell to a legend

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Postby MagicDude1 » Mar 10th, '09, 05:52



We will miss you. Farewell

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Postby Renato » Mar 10th, '09, 19:52

I only met him once, and was too young to really appreciate the significance - but can only echo the great things said of him.

RIP Ali.

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RIP Ali

Postby dgmagic » Mar 10th, '09, 20:38

Like so many great magicians of my childhood (David Nixon, Tommy Cooper, etc) Ali's memory will always be an inspiration.

Condolences to your friends and family!

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Postby JakeThePerformer » Mar 10th, '09, 20:59

I didn't know much about him, but have heard much about him over my
time of learning magic. He was obviously a legend. RIP.

Looking at different articles about him, I see how truly influencial he was on the world of magic. I think it is quite safe to say that many of the people on here would never have went into magic if it hadn't been for the influence he had on millions of people.

Everyone who talks of him says he was one of the nicest people they ever met. He certainly was a legend.
R.I.P.

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Postby Flash » Mar 11th, '09, 04:15

R.I.P to a legend....
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Postby Robbie » Mar 11th, '09, 10:08

The Telegraph, true to form, ran an excellent obituary yesterday, readable here.

Today's Matt cartoon is also a tribute:
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Postby Lawrence » Mar 11th, '09, 11:11

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Postby Kevin Cann » Mar 12th, '09, 13:29

A new dedicated website which will enable you to contribute messages
and photos of Ali has just opened today.

This will also have details of Ali's Memorial Service when they are
ready to be announced.

www.pongolia.co.uk

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Postby Jake Mogul » Mar 13th, '09, 00:24

I too was saddened to hear this news.

I actually agree with saxmad. Why wasn't it Sir Ali Bongo? He did deserve the recognition.

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Postby D_Sharp » Apr 6th, '09, 20:29

I was too young to have seen him back in his hayday, but I always saw him at Blackpool.

Farewell mate Image

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Ali Bongo Farewell to a legend

Postby erdnasemagic » May 13th, '09, 09:35

I was an extra on the film 'Magicians' and when we were filming in Surrey I met him. He seemed like a very nice man. He said he was born in India and spent some time chatting about that.

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Postby Mandrake » May 18th, '17, 11:33

Bumpety bump: Via a link on Magic Daily, I saw this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSY-D_xwr04

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