Bob Cassidy

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Bob Cassidy
Born
Robert Cassidy

(1949-06-23) June 23, 1949 (age 70)
Died24 February 2017
NationalityAmerican
Alma materMontclair State University
OccupationMentalist, Speaker, Author
Websitehttp://www.themastermentalist.com

Bob Cassidy (born 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 [6]

Books[edit]

  • Pseudo-Mentally Yours (1977)
  • The Art of Mentalism (1983)
  • Principia Mentalia, Vol. 1 & 2 (1996)
  • The Art of Mentalism, Vol. 2 (1996)

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". Archived from the original on 7 October 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
  6. ^ "Psychic Entertainers Association:Awards". Archived from the original on 7 October 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2011.

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