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'''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.
  
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== Biography ==
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He performed at the [[IBM]] convention in Batavia, New York and in Chicago (1950). He was a president of the [[IBM]] British Ring.
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He was a mentor to [[Andrew Galloway]].
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== Quotes ==
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* ''"If you want them to look at you, look at them. If you want them to look at 'it', look at 'it'."''
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== Books ==
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* ''[[John Ramsay's Routine For Cups and Balls]]'' by [[Victor Farelli]] (1948)
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* ''John Ramsay's Cylinder and Coins'' by  Victor Farelli (1948)
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* ''[[John Ramsay's Triple Restoration]]'' by Victor Farelli (1949)
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* ''Four Little Beans (a Comedy Trick)'' John Ramsay & Victor Farelli (1952)
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* ''[[The Ramsay Legend]]'' by [[Andrew Galloway]] (1969)
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* ''The Ramsay Classics'' by Andrew Galloway (1977)
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* ''The Ramsay Finale'' by Andrew Galloway (1982)
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{{References}}
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{{Wikipedia|John Ramsay (magic)}}
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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
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* The Linking Ring, Vol. 42, No. 2, February 1962, Obituary JOHN RAMSAY, page 105
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* M-U-M, Vol. 51, No. 10, March 1962, In Memoriam: JOHN RAMSAY, page 519
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* Obit by Peter Warlock in Magic Circular MARCH, 1962
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* The Ramsay Legend - The Magic of John Ramsay (1969) by Andrew Galloway, Chapter Nine JOHN RAMSAY, page 32
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* [[Genii 2008 November|Genii, Vol. 71, No. 11, November 2008]], The Life of John Ramsay: Lights Sleights From Ayr by Edwin A. Dawes, page 32
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* [http://magicref.tripod.com/books/gallowayandrewramsaylegend.htm The Ramsay Legend TOC]
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* [https://web.archive.org/web/20120217063557/http://www.paisleymagiccircle.co.uk/sams/history.html History Page of SAMS website]
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* [http://magicderris.com/tag/john-ramsay/ John Derris blog, student of John Ramsay]
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Latest revision as of 08:34, 13 November 2019

John Ramsay

Cover of Genii (2008)
BornMarch 13, 1877
Ayr, Scotland
DiedJanuary 16, 1962 (age 84)
Ballochmyle Hospital, Ayr, Scotland
NationalityScottish

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.

Biography

He performed at the IBM convention in Batavia, New York and in Chicago (1950). He was a president of the IBM British Ring.

He was a mentor to Andrew Galloway.

Quotes

  • "If you want them to look at you, look at them. If you want them to look at 'it', look at 'it'."

Books

References

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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
  • Obit by Peter Warlock in Magic Circular MARCH, 1962
  • 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