George F. Schulte
|George F. Schulte|
|Born||George Frederick Schulte|
May 22, 1887
|Died||March 15, 1967 (age 79) |
|Resting place||Port Hudson National Cemetery,Zachary, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana (Plot: B 1353A,) |
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.
His first appearance as an entertainer was in 1900 in Chicago, where he made his home the previous year.
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.
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)
- Talks for Tricks (1916)
- Magical Monologues (1919)
- Patter Paragraphs (1921)
- Words for Wizards (1924)
- ↑ http://www.interment.net/data/us/la/eastbatrou/porthudnat/index_rosk.htm
- ↑ http://www.chicagomagicstudio.com/map/locations/217.html
- ↑ Trix and Chatter by Werner Dornfield (1921)
- ↑ Linking Ring, Vol 5, No. 6 (August 1926)