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 Joseph Schenck

Joseph Schenck

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 28 Jun 1930 (aged 39)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Nain Section, Lot 691
Memorial ID 8125 · View Source
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Entertainer. For 18 years he was partnered with Gus Van in the vaudeville team Van and Schenck, the best known of all two-men singing combinations. They met while working on a trolleycar in Canarsie - Schenck as conductor and Van as motorman. They headlined several Ziegfield Follies, and appeared in every major vaudeville theater in America.

Bio by: Joe Fodor


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8125
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Schenck (2 Jun 1891–28 Jun 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8125, citing The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .