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John Ramsay

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John Ramsay

Cover of Genii (2008)
BornMarch 13, 1877
Ayr, Scotland
DiedJanuary 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 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.


  • "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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