Magician of the Year

Every year since 1968 The Board of Directors bestows the honor of Magician of the Year upon a deserving individual or act. As you can see below the recipients represent many different aspects of the magical arts.

SAM PA1 Magician of the Year
1968 Cliff Green
1969 Mohamed Bey
1970 Señor Wences
1971 Milbourne Christopher
1972 Amadeo
1973 Al Flosso
1974 Slydini
1975 Russell Swan
1976 Al DeLage
1977 “The Magic Show”Cast
1978 John Scarne
1979 Richiardi
1980 Richiardi
1981 David Copperfield
1982 Harry Blackstone
1983 Harry Lorayne
1984 Tony Spina
1985 Marco The Magi,Le Grand David & Seth
1986 George Schindler
1987 Terry Seabrooke
1988 Bob McAllister
1989 Imam
1990 Father Cyprian Murray
1991 Mike Bornstein
1992 Jeff McBride
1993 Ken Krenzel
1994 Meyer Lang
1995 George G. Kaplan
1996 Eric DeCamps
1997 Meir Yedid
1998 John Bohannon
1999 Johnny & Pam Thompson
2000 Devlin
2001 John Calvert
2002 William E. Andrews
2003 Warren J. Kapps
2004 Charles Reynolds
2005 Alan “Ace” Greenberg
2006 Sam Schwartz
2007 Howard Schwarzman
2008 Bradley Jacobs
2009 George Gilbert Lott
2010 Bob Fitch
2011 Prof. Bob Friedhoffer
2012 Dr. Victor Sendax
2013 Doug Edwards
2014 Sol Stone
2015 Jerry Oppenheimer