|Flourished||late 1800s and early 1900s|
Sometimes referred to as a "German magician", he was most likely from Newark. New Jersey. He appears in magic publications in or around 1895, which document a number of performances in the United States and Canada.
He performed a command performance he gave for President Theodore Roosevelt.
Struck retired from magic due to health reasons and became a farmer. His magic resided in a barn for nearly 100 years before being removed, cataloged and sold by Martinka.