Will Lindhorst

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'''Will Lindhorst''' (1890 - 1954) performed as "Chandu" and was the owner of magic shops in [[St. Louis]] starting 1925. <ref>THE SPHINX - Volume XXIII, FEBRUARY 15, 1925 - Number 12</ref>  
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'''Will Lindhorst''' (1890 - 1954) performed as "Chandu" and was the owner of magic shops in [[St. Louis]] starting 1925. <ref>THE SPHINX - Volume XXIII, FEBRUARY 15, 1925 - Number 12, WILL L. LINDHORST, page 387</ref>  
<ref>Hugard's Magic Monthly Vol. 11, No. 10, June 1953, p.110</ref>
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<ref>Hugard's Magic Monthly Vol. 11, No. 10, June 1953, Backstage, Obituary WILL LINDHORST, page 110</ref>
<ref>Broken Wands, M-U-M, VOL. 43. NO. 11, Aril 1954, p.473</ref>  
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<ref>Broken Wands, M-U-M, VOL. 43. NO. 11, Aril 1954, ST. LOUIS. MO., page 478</ref>
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<ref>The Linking Ring, Vol. 34, No. 2, April 1954, Broken Wand William L. Lindhorst, page 102</ref>  
 
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* Dick Darling's New Bag of Tricks (1934) for Quaker Oats
 
* Dick Darling's New Bag of Tricks (1934) for Quaker Oats
 
* The Weatherbird Bag of Tricks (1932) for Peter's shoe store.
 
* The Weatherbird Bag of Tricks (1932) for Peter's shoe store.
 
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* WILLIAM L. LINDHORST (1890-1954) by Roger Edgar Linden (1997)<ref>[[Genii 1997 May|Genii, Vol. 60, No. 7, May 1997]], Light From the Lamp by Jamy Ian Swiss, WILLIAM L. LINDHORST 1890-1954, by Roger Edgar Linden</ref>
 
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* WILLIAM L. LINDHORST (1890 1954) by Roger Edgar Linden (1997)
 
* WILLIAM L. LINDHORST (1890 1954) by Roger Edgar Linden (1997)
 
* history of Magic in St. Louis, by Don Rataj 2011
 
* history of Magic in St. Louis, by Don Rataj 2011
  
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Revision as of 07:47, 4 December 2012

Will Lindhorst (1890 - 1954) performed as "Chandu" and was the owner of magic shops in St. Louis starting 1925. [1] [2] [3] [4]

Will Lindhorst
BornCharles William Lindhorst
April 22, 1890
DiedMarch 7, 1954 (age 63)
St. Louis, Missouri
Known forOwner of Lindhorst Magic Shop

Lindhorst worked for Howard Thurston as an assistant from 1910-1912.

He was a charter of Assembly No 8 of the S.A.M. in 1921.

In 1931, Lindhorst began appearing as Chandu the Magician on behalf of White King Soap.

In 1944 he opened the Lindhorst Magic Den in St. Louis at 612 Pine Street and was later moved across the street. After Will Lindhorst's death, the magic shop was purchased by Gene Devoe and operated as Devoe's magic Den at that same location until the building was torn down.

Books

  • Dick Darling's A Bag of Magic Tricks (1931)
  • Dick Darling's New Bag of Tricks (1934) for Quaker Oats
  • The Weatherbird Bag of Tricks (1932) for Peter's shoe store.
  • WILLIAM L. LINDHORST (1890-1954) by Roger Edgar Linden (1997)[5]

References

  1. THE SPHINX - Volume XXIII, FEBRUARY 15, 1925 - Number 12, WILL L. LINDHORST, page 387
  2. Hugard's Magic Monthly Vol. 11, No. 10, June 1953, Backstage, Obituary WILL LINDHORST, page 110
  3. Broken Wands, M-U-M, VOL. 43. NO. 11, Aril 1954, ST. LOUIS. MO., page 478
  4. The Linking Ring, Vol. 34, No. 2, April 1954, Broken Wand William L. Lindhorst, page 102
  5. Genii, Vol. 60, No. 7, May 1997, Light From the Lamp by Jamy Ian Swiss, WILLIAM L. LINDHORST 1890-1954, by Roger Edgar Linden
  • WILLIAM L. LINDHORST (1890 1954) by Roger Edgar Linden (1997)
  • history of Magic in St. Louis, by Don Rataj 2011


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