Bob Cassidy

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Bob Cassidy
Born Robert Cassidy
(1949-06-23) June 23, 1949 (age 67)
Kearny, NJ, USA
Died 24 February 2017
Nationality American
Alma mater Montclair State University
Occupation Mentalist, Speaker, Author
Website http://www.themastermentalist.com

Bob Cassidy (b. 1949, Kearny, New Jersey - 24 February 2017 ) was an American mentalist, speaker and author of several books widely regarded as classics in the field, including The Art of Mentalism (1983),[1] The Principia Mentalia (1994), and The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy (2004).[2] In 1978 Cassidy, and fellow mentalists Tony Raven, Scott Gordon, Mary Lynn, and Dian Buehlmeier, founded the Psychic Entertainers Association,[3] which has since become mentalism's primary international professional society.[4]

Awards[edit]

1996 David Lederman Memorial Award for Creativity in Mentalism[5]

2011 Dunninger Memorial Award for Distinguished Professionalism in the Performance of Mentalism (Previous winners include Uri Geller (2010), Derren Brown (2006) and Banachek (2007))[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilmarth, Phil (October 1996), "Hocus In Focus", The Linking Ring, 76 (10): 115–116 
  2. ^ "The Artful Mentalism of Bob Cassidy-H&R". Retrieved 16 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Psychic Entertainers Association Founders". Retrieved 18 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "About the Psychic Entertainers Association". Retrieved 18 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "Psychic Entertainers Association:Awards". Retrieved 29 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "Psychic Entertainers Association:Awards". Retrieved 29 October 2011. 

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