(New Rochelle, New York: 13th December 1938 - 10th April 2015)
Religious name of Harvey Murray, a Capuchin friar in the Franciscan Order. Amateur card expert, known to fellow magi as "Father Cyp". Wrote several booklets on card and close-up magic. See Frank Garcia, The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian (1980, 80pp) and Richard Vollmer, The Very Best of Father Cyprian (1983, in French). Also has compiled world's largest catalog of films involving magic (over 500 titles) plus "several thousand pieces of memorabilia". MIMC 1988. SAM President 1989-90.