Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2018.

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 "George H. Little"

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Jump to: navigation, search
m
m
Line 6: Line 6:
 
| birth_name                =  
 
| birth_name                =  
 
| birth_day                = circa  
 
| birth_day                = circa  
| birth_year                = 1958
+
| birth_year                = 1858
 
| birth_place              = Westport, Connecticut
 
| birth_place              = Westport, Connecticut
 
| death_day                =   
 
| death_day                =   
Line 16: Line 16:
 
| known_for                =  
 
| known_for                =  
 
| notable works            =
 
| notable works            =
| flourished                = 1900 - 1920
+
| flourished                = 1900-1920
 
| awards                    =  
 
| awards                    =  
 
| box_width                =  
 
| box_width                =  
 
| misc                      =
 
| misc                      =
 
}}
 
}}
'''George H. Little''' performed a Chinese act under the name "Ah Foon", after seeing the success of [[Ching Ling Foo]]. For years he was connected with the New York Herald and resided in the city of Brooklyn,  with a summer home in New Jersey.  Little also performed [[shadowgraphy]].<ref>Linking Ring, March 1928</ref>
+
'''George H. Little''' (1858-?) performed a Chinese act under the name "Ah Foon", after seeing the success of [[Ching Ling Foo]]. For years he was connected with the New York Herald and resided in the city of Brooklyn,  with a summer home in New Jersey.  Little also performed [[shadowgraphy]].<ref>Linking Ring, March 1928</ref>
  
 
At an early age he joined a circus as a contortionist and acrobat, and later on he entered [[vaudeville]] as a dancer
 
At an early age he joined a circus as a contortionist and acrobat, and later on he entered [[vaudeville]] as a dancer
Line 29: Line 29:
 
Little would later give his illusions and stage name to [[Harry Usher]], who would appear as "Ah Foon" and Company. <ref>Magic A Pictorial History History of Conjurers in the Theater By David Price(1985)</ref> He was a member (No. 475) of the [[National Conjurers' Association]].<ref>Mahatma, June 1920</ref>
 
Little would later give his illusions and stage name to [[Harry Usher]], who would appear as "Ah Foon" and Company. <ref>Magic A Pictorial History History of Conjurers in the Theater By David Price(1985)</ref> He was a member (No. 475) of the [[National Conjurers' Association]].<ref>Mahatma, June 1920</ref>
  
== References ==
+
{{References}}
<references />
+
 
 +
 
 +
 
 
[[Category:Biographies]]
 
[[Category:Biographies]]
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Little,George}}
 
{{DEFAULTSORT:Little,George}}

Revision as of 12:30, 11 January 2014

George H. Little

As "Ah Foon"
Borncirca 1858
Westport, Connecticut
Died?
Flourished1900-1920

George H. Little (1858-?) performed a Chinese act under the name "Ah Foon", after seeing the success of Ching Ling Foo. For years he was connected with the New York Herald and resided in the city of Brooklyn, with a summer home in New Jersey. Little also performed shadowgraphy.[1]

At an early age he joined a circus as a contortionist and acrobat, and later on he entered vaudeville as a dancer

Little was the founder and first editor of American magic magazine, Mahatma.[2]

Little would later give his illusions and stage name to Harry Usher, who would appear as "Ah Foon" and Company. [3] He was a member (No. 475) of the National Conjurers' Association.[4]

References

  1. Linking Ring, March 1928
  2. Cover, Mahatma, April 1901
  3. Magic A Pictorial History History of Conjurers in the Theater By David Price(1985)
  4. Mahatma, June 1920