Auerbach was born and raised in Waldkirch near Freiburg. At the age of 17 he came into contact with magic for the first time. After completing training as an industrial mechanic and studying to become a Dipl.-Ing. (FH) in the Media and Information Studies course at the Offenburg University of Applied Sciences , Auerbach has been working full-time on magic since 2009 .
Since 2002 he has been a member of the Magic Circle of Germany .
One of the most spectacular effects of his career is the flying illusion, in which Auerbach apparently overcomes gravity and floats freely through space. On television, the magician performed magic for Sag die Truth on SWR television , for Carolin Reiber on ZDF in the superhit parade of folk music, and in the news format " Guten Abend RTL ", where he gave a forecast for the future to the Society for the Scientific Investigation of Parasciences ( GWUP ) under the supervision of Mark Benecke , caused a stir. Auerbach hosted the finals of the Pangea mathematics competition 2012 in the House of World Cultures in Berlin for the television station Ebru TV . In May 2017 the magician took second place at the German Championships of Magic and took part in the World Championships of Magic in South Korea in July 2018. Auerbach regularly organizes charity events for the benefit of Ethiopia Aid Menschen für Menschen by the late actor Karlheinz Böhm . At the gala in June 2015, at which the Flying Steps performed, among others , 5,000 euros were handed over to the foundation, at a gala in 2019 in the Freiburg Theater, 23,333 euros. Over the years the artist has collected tens of thousands of euros for the aid organization. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the foundation, the Magic Man performed magic in Ethiopia. In addition to Almaz Böhm and Karlheinz Böhm, former Federal President Horst Köhler as well as Kuma Demeska, the mayor of the African metropolis and the Ethiopian world record runner Haile Gebrselassie took part in the festivities in Addis Ababa , where Auerbach performed . Auerbach has been the ambassador for Aid to Ethiopia since September 2017.
In addition to his work as a magician, Auerbach is also active as a trick finder and as a consultant for other magicians.
- Tell the truth on SWR TV 2019
- Carolin Reiber ZDF
- Good evening RTL
- Moderation of the Pangea mathematics competition on Ebru TV
- Head of the Month (Economy in the Southwest July / August 2015)
- Master of Illusions ( Memento of the original from April 27, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (Newspaper on Sunday of June 13, 2015)
- Member of the Magic Circle
- Report on the Flying Illusion (Badische Zeitung, July 21, 2014)
- Magician hovers freely in space. May 12, 2014, accessed April 27, 2016 .
- Mage flies through the factory floor. June 7, 2015, accessed April 27, 2016 .
- Magician MAGIC MAN alias Willi Auerbach on "Sag die Truth" on SWR television. Accessed October 1, 2019 (German).
- ZDF - Superhit Parade of Folk Music (November 28, 2004)
- RTL - Good evening RTL - forecast (May 14, 2010)
- Magician predicts stock exchange prices (Badische Zeitung, May 14, 2010)
- Interview appearance at Skeptiker (Badische Zeitung, July 6, 2010)
- EBRU TV - moderation Pangea mathematics competition final in Berlin (April 8, 2012)
- Pangea competition ( Memento of the original from April 27, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (Yahoo News March 28, 2012)
- Badische Zeitung: The magician Willi Auerbach from Waldkirch was at the Magic World Cup in South Korea - Waldkirch - Badische Zeitung. Retrieved February 6, 2019 .
- German Masters: Magicians from South Baden in 2nd place. Accessed on February 6, 2019 .
- Mittelbadische Presse TV ( Memento of the original from April 27, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (January 31, 2011)
- Benefit gala for Ethiopia (Badische Zeitung, March 28, 2012)
- Benefiz Offenburg (Mittelbadische Presse, February 1, 2011)
- Benefit gala with Flying Steps (Badische Zeitung from June 15, 2015)
- Badische Zeitung: Acrobatics, Comedy and Magic for Help in Ethiopia - Waldkirch - Badische Zeitung. Retrieved October 1, 2019 .
- Committed to Ethiopia (Nagaya Magazin 3.2015, page 16)
- Appearance in Ethiopia (Badische Zeitung from July 19, 2011)
- Willi Auerbach - Ambassadors are committed to helping people for people. In: People for People - Karlheinz Böhms Aid for Ethiopia. Retrieved February 6, 2019 .
- trick inventor (Badische Zeitung of 25 July 2010)
- Interview with magazine ( Memento des Originals from April 27, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (Chilli Magazin from June 26, 2012)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Auerbach, Willi (maiden name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German magician, illusionist and magic trick developer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||2nd July 1980|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Waldkirch|