January 05, 1944
|Died||August 24, 2008 (age 64) |
Barry Price (January 5, 1944 - August 24 2008), born in Chicago, was a prominent performer for many years at the Magic Castle known for his close-up work with cards and coins.
At 14, Price got his first professional job, earning $15 to entertain at a private party. Price received a bachelor's degree in English composition from Arizona State University.
Price lectured and performed worldwide and contributed routines to magazines including Genii and David Regal's book Close-Up and Personal. He also came up with a number of marketed effects, including one that created a picture of the Mona Lisa with a deck of cards.
Price died at West Anaheim Medical Center in Hollywood from complications of a stroke.
- Escamotage I (1998)
- Escamotage II
- Palming for the Terrified (2000)