Lavey, Anton Szandor
|Birthname||Levey, Howard Stanton|
|born on||11 April 1930 at 03:10 (= 03:10 AM )|
|Place||Chicago IL, USA, 41n52, 87w39|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||20°45' 26°22 Asc. 23°55'|
American Satanist and author of "The Satanic Bible." He was the founder of the Satanic Church in San Francisco, incorporated 4/30/1966 with reportedly a million followers.
As a child of seven he studied the supernatural, moving into black magic by high school. He was a high school dropout to hang around pool halls. Musically gifted, he become the second oboist in the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra at 16. Joining the circus in 1947 he became a lion trainer, calliope player, hypnotist, palmist, phrenologist, magician and a burlesque accompanist. He held many jobs throughout his life, including being an assistant criminologist in the San Francisco Police Dept. in 1951.
Lavey established a cult 4/30/1966, holding Friday night seminars where he displayed his full drama with a flowing cape and macabre decorations. His mass included a nude woman draped over the alter and he reportedly served a baked cadaver at one time. Not averse to publicity, he displayed his pets that included a tarantula, a leopard and a lion. His cult celebrated carnal indulgence, vengeance and the rule of Satan. With charismatic power and keen intelligence, he was typecast as the Devil in the movie "Rosemary's Baby."
He married a 17-year old in 1960 after divorcing his first wife; two daughters.
His death certificate reported that he died at 8:45 AM on 10/29/1997 in St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco, of cardiac arrest He was 67.
- Social : Joined group 1966 (Incorporated satanic cult)
B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Had a small role as the Devil)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Magic
- Vocation : Religion : Metaphysical (Satanist)
- Notable : Book Collection : Crime Collection
- Vocation : Entertainment : Circus/ Animal acts
- Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Oboe)
- Vocation : Occult Fields : Palmist
- Traits : Mind : Education limited (High school dropout)
- Traits : Personality : Charismatic (Hypnotic leadership)
- Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
- Vocation : Law : Security guard (School crossing guard)
- Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Black Magic (Satanist practioner)
- Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Satanic Bible)
- Vocation : Religion : Cult leader (Satanic Church)
- Traits : Personality : Attention seeking (Ballyhoo, bells and whistles)
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Fatal heart attack)