Lavey, Anton Szandor

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Lavey, Anton Szandor Gender: M
Howard Stanton Levey
born on 11 April 1930 at 03:10 (= 03:10 AM )
Place Chicago, Illinois, 41n51, 87w39
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
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American Satanist and author of "The Satanic Bible." He was the founder of the Satanic Church in San Francisco, incorporated on 30 April 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 drop-out 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 on 30 April 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 29 October 1997 in St. Mary's Hospital, San Francisco, of cardiac arrest He was 67.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 31 July 1952 (Birth of daughter Karla)
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  • Family : Change in family responsibilities 19 November 1963 (Birth of daughter Zeena)
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  • Social : Joined group 30 April 1966 (Incorporated satanic cult)
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  • Death by Heart Attack 29 October 1997 at 08:45 AM in San Francisco (Age 67)
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Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Traits : Mind : Education limited (High school dropout)
  • Traits : Personality : Attention seeking (Ballyhoo, bells and whistles)
  • Traits : Personality : Charismatic (Hypnotic leadership)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Fatal heart attack)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Black Magic (Satanist practioner)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Had a small role as the Devil)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Circus/ Animal acts
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Magic
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Oboe)
  • Vocation : Law : Security guard (School crossing guard)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Palmist
  • Vocation : Religion : Cult leader (Satanic Church)
  • Vocation : Religion : Metaphysical (Satanist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy (Satanic Bible)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Crime Collection