Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2016.

If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

Difference between revisions of "Duke Montague"

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Created page with "{{Infobox person | image = | image_size = | alt = | caption = | birth_name = Elmer G...")
 
m
(One intermediate revision by the same user not shown)
Line 24: Line 24:
 
throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
 
throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.
  
He spent thirty years as a full time pro, entertaining in schools, and often volunteered to perform free for rest homes, orphanages and other institutions.
+
He spent thirty years as a full time pro, entertaining in schools, and often volunteered to perform free for rest homes, orphanages and other institutions.<ref>http://contentdm.uvu.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/ProvoLib&CISOPTR=133</ref>
 +
 
 +
With his wife, Myrnella, as his assistant they were booked as "Duke Montague -- the Wizard of AHS and Myrnella -- the Memory Lady."
  
 
He was an inspiration to many magicians including [[Mike Rogers]], who saw one of Montague's peformances at an early age.
 
He was an inspiration to many magicians including [[Mike Rogers]], who saw one of Montague's peformances at an early age.

Revision as of 09:07, 30 September 2011

Duke Montague
BornElmer George Osgood
July 27, 1907
Tepleville, Pennsylvania
DiedFebruary 6, 1967 (age 59)
Provo, Utah

Duke Montague was a professional magician who had traveled widely throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

He spent thirty years as a full time pro, entertaining in schools, and often volunteered to perform free for rest homes, orphanages and other institutions.[1]

With his wife, Myrnella, as his assistant they were booked as "Duke Montague -- the Wizard of AHS and Myrnella -- the Memory Lady."

He was an inspiration to many magicians including Mike Rogers, who saw one of Montague's peformances at an early age.

Montague never belonged to a magic club, but The Intermountain Magician's Society of Salt Lake City, Utah, was named the Duke Montague SAM Assembly in his honor.[2]

References

  1. http://contentdm.uvu.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/ProvoLib&CISOPTR=133
  2. Obit, Genii 1967 March