|Born||Charles William Lindhorst|
April 22, 1890
|Died||March 7, 1954 (age 63) |
St. Louis, Missouri
|Known for||Owner 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.
- 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.
- ↑ THE SPHINX - Volume XXIII, FEBRUARY 15, 1925 - Number 12
- ↑ Hugard's Magic Monthly Vol. 11, No. 10, June 1953, p.110
- ↑ Broken Wands, M-U-M, VOL. 43. NO. 11, Aril 1954, p.473
- WILLIAM L. LINDHORST (1890 1954) by Roger Edgar Linden (1997)
- history of Magic in St. Louis, by Don Rataj 2011