Eddie Cochran

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'''Eddie Cochran''' (?-1976) was a comedy magician, assisted by his wife Nadyne, who toured with the [[USO]] during World War II.<ref>Cover, Tops, June 1943</ref><ref>Cover [[Genii 1944 November]]</ref>
 
'''Eddie Cochran''' (?-1976) was a comedy magician, assisted by his wife Nadyne, who toured with the [[USO]] during World War II.<ref>Cover, Tops, June 1943</ref><ref>Cover [[Genii 1944 November]]</ref>
 
   
 
   
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== Biography ==
 
Cochran started in show business at the age of twelve as a saxophonist. He and his blind brother organized a band in St. Louis, playing at local dances.
 
Cochran started in show business at the age of twelve as a saxophonist. He and his blind brother organized a band in St. Louis, playing at local dances.
  
 
Cochran was later taught to dance by his sister and they toured the country as a dance team. He also performed as a Master of Ceremonies and remained for almost two years at a leading theater in Oakland, California.<ref>Cover [[Genii 1943 January]]</ref>
 
Cochran was later taught to dance by his sister and they toured the country as a dance team. He also performed as a Master of Ceremonies and remained for almost two years at a leading theater in Oakland, California.<ref>Cover [[Genii 1943 January]]</ref>
  
He eventually left a successful magic career, to become a picture and radio agent in Hollywood. He started representing [[Milo and Roger]] around 1929.<ref>[[Genii 1947 September]], page 17</ref><ref>Obit, [[Genii 1976 March]]</ref>
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He eventually left a successful magic career, to become a picture and radio agent in Hollywood. He started representing [[Milo and Roger]] around 1929.<ref>[[Genii 1947 September]], page 17</ref><ref>Obit, [[Genii 1976 March]]</ref><ref>http://eddiecochranrecords.blogspot.com/2013_10_01_archive.html</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 09:04, 23 February 2014

Eddie Cochran

Cover of Genii (1943)
Born?
DiedFebruary 19, 1976
Flourished1940s

Eddie Cochran (?-1976) was a comedy magician, assisted by his wife Nadyne, who toured with the USO during World War II.[1][2]

Biography

Cochran started in show business at the age of twelve as a saxophonist. He and his blind brother organized a band in St. Louis, playing at local dances.

Cochran was later taught to dance by his sister and they toured the country as a dance team. He also performed as a Master of Ceremonies and remained for almost two years at a leading theater in Oakland, California.[3]

He eventually left a successful magic career, to become a picture and radio agent in Hollywood. He started representing Milo and Roger around 1929.[4][5][6]

References

  1. Cover, Tops, June 1943
  2. Cover Genii 1944 November
  3. Cover Genii 1943 January
  4. Genii 1947 September, page 17
  5. Obit, Genii 1976 March
  6. http://eddiecochranrecords.blogspot.com/2013_10_01_archive.html



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