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|Born||March 13, 1877|
|Died||January 16, 1962 (age 84) |
Ballochmyle Hospital, Ayr, Scotland
John Ramsay (1877-1962), born in Scotland, was an amateur close-up magician that won the micromagic category at the 1955 FISM held in Amsterdam.
He was a mentor to Andrew Galloway.
- "If you want them to look at you, look at them. If you want them to look at 'it', look at 'it'."
- John Ramsay's Routine For Cups and Balls by Victor Farelli (1948).
- John Ramsay's Cylinder and Coins. Victor Farelli (1948).
- John Ramsay's Triple Restoration. Victor Farelli (1949).
- Four Little Beans (a Comedy Trick). John Ramsay & Victor Farelli (1952).
- The Ramsay Legend by Andrew Galloway (1969)
- The Ramsay Classics by Andrew Galloway (1977)
- The Ramsay Finale by Andrew Galloway (1982)
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- The Linking Ring, Vol. 30, No. 10, December 1950, John Ramsay, Hon. Life Member and Past President Of I.B.M. British Ring No. 25 by Wm. G. Stickland, page 19
- The Linking Ring, Vol. 42, No. 2, February 1962, Obituary JOHN RAMSAY, page 105
- M-U-M, Vol. 51, No. 10, March 1962, In Memoriam: JOHN RAMSAY, page 519
- The Ramsay Legend - The Magic of John Ramsay (1969) by Andrew Galloway, Chapter Nine JOHN RAMSAY, page 32
- Genii, Vol. 71, No. 11, November 2008, The Life of John Ramsay: Lights Sleights From Ayr by Edwin A. Dawes, page 32
- The Ramsay Legend TOC
- History Page of SAMS website
- John Derris blog, student of John Ramsay