George F. Schulte

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George F. Schulte
BornGeorge Frederick Schulte
May 22, 1887
Athens, Wisconsin
DiedMarch 15, 1967 (age 79)
Resting placePort Hudson National Cemetery,Zachary, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana (Plot: B 1353A,) [1]

George F. Schulte (1887-1967) was a popular Chicago society entertainer, billed as "Chicago's Most Popular Magician," and author of professional patter for magicians. He also wrote laugh lines and stage patter for other magicians and entertainers.[2]

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Biography

His first appearance as an entertainer was in 1900 in Chicago, where he made his home the previous year.[3]

Schulte was a frequent contributor to The Sphinx (circa 1915).

One of his favorite tricks is the Conradi Coffee and Milk effect which was explained in "Trix and Chatter" (1921).

In 1918-19, during the world war, Schulte was a feature attraction with the U. S. Navy Show, "Jacks of All Trades" entertaining men in training at camps.[4]

Awards and Honors

  • Cover Magic World, Vol 1. No. 3 (June 1917)
  • Cover Osirian, Vol. 1 No. 3 (June 1925)
  • Cover Linking Ring, Vol 5, No. 6 (August 1926)

Bibliography

Books

  • Talks for Tricks (1916)
  • Magical Monologues (1919)
  • Patter Paragraphs (1921)
  • Words for Wizards (1924)

References

  1. http://www.interment.net/data/us/la/eastbatrou/porthudnat/index_rosk.htm
  2. http://www.chicagomagicstudio.com/map/locations/217.html
  3. Trix and Chatter by Werner Dornfield (1921)
  4. Linking Ring, Vol 5, No. 6 (August 1926)


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