The Davenport Collection
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George Mozart

Programme for the Tivoli Theatre of Varieties, Manchester, 25 June 1906

Programme for the Tivoli Theatre of Varieties, Manchester, 25 June 1906

The Davenports (Lewis and Julia) were on the bill as Lightning Magicians and Illusionists, “No Time to Talk”. Also on the bill was George Mozart – The Clever Comedian in his Latest Successes. In the 1920s George Mozart worked for the Maskelynes at St. George’s Hall. His road to success is a fascinating story which tells us much about life as an entertainer in late 19th and early 20th century Britain. Click here to read Anne Goulden’s article.

The life and times of George Mozart

The life and times of George Mozart

George Mozart (1864-1947) was a musician and burlesque comedian. He wasn’t one of the top music hall stars, but he had a long, successful career as an entertainer. In the 1920s he worked for the Maskelynes at St George’s Hall. His road to success is a fascinating story which tells us much about life as an entertainer in late 19th and early 20th century Britain. Click below to enter his world.