Steve Cohen – Masters Award – Milbourne Christopher Foundation

September 29, 2019

On the heels of the 2019 Allan Slaight Award, I am delighted to announce that the Milbourne Christopher Foundation has selected me as the recipient of their 2019 MASTERS AWARD.

It is a true honor to be included in this illustrious group of magicians.


2002    Charles Reynolds

2005    John and Tammy Calvert

2009    Norm Nielsen

2010    Johnny and Pam Thompson

2011    Dennis Haney

2013    Fantasio

2013    David Ben

2014    Dale Salwak

2015    Levent

2017    Al Belmont

2018    Bill Smith

2019    Steve Cohen

The awards presentation was held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Garde Arts Center in New London, Connecticut. 

Winners of the other categories for 2019 are: Gil Eagles (Mentalism), Daniel Roy (Close-up), Chuck Jones (Illusionist), Dorothy Dietrich & Dick Brookz (Lifetime Achievement), and Bill Herz (Ambassador). Congratulations to all of these fine magicians.

Following the award ceremony, magician David Charvet performed several rarely-seen historic feats of stage magic, including Jack Gwynne’s Stack of Bowls, and Dante’s Beer Keg. 

It was certainly a night to remember!


Milbourne Christopher, magician, author and former president of the Society of Americian Magicians

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