Farquhar, Shawn

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Name
Farquhar, Shawn Gender: M
born on 7 June 1962 at 15:25 (= 3:25 PM )
Place Portage-La-Prairie, Manitoba (CAN), 49n59, 98w18
Timezone CDT h5w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 16°35' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 20°04 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 09°51'



Portrait of Shawn Farquhar 
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Shawn Farquhar
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Biography

Canadian magician and illusionist notable for his title as the "Grand Prix World Champion of Magic" from the International Federation of Magic Societies.

His awards include being the only magician in history to win First Place at the International Brotherhood of Magicians (IBM) for both Stage and Sleight of Hand, twice Canadian Association of Magicians Magician of the Year, First Place at the Society of American Magicians annual magic convention competition, three Silver (2nd Place) awards, and a First (World Championship) in Card Magic and the Grand Prix World Championship for Close Up at FISM, the "Olympics of Magic". In August 2009, he won his most prestigious prize at the FISM World Championship of Magic in Beijing. On 1 May 2010, the Canadian Association of Magicians once again named him Canadian Magician of the Year, making him the only two-time recipient of their most prestigious award.

Living in British Columbia, Farquhar travels the world extensively performing and lecturing for magicians and consults for TV shows and motion pictures. He has appeared on the cover of the largest magic publications in Asia, Europe and North America. He has appeared on stages all over the world, including the Riveria, Las Vegas, Opera House, Blackpool and Orpheum, Vancouver. He has performed for Elizabeth II on her visit to Charlottetown, PEI and has traveled to Bermuda at the request of The Princess Royal.

He is a Past President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the Canadian Association of Magicians and Pacific Coast Association of Magicians.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Starkman quotes his email "I was brought into this world on June 7, 1962 at 15:25"

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : Magic
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession