In the dark and brooding firmament of occult literature, Lon Milo DuQuette is a star of unique and exceptional brilliance -- Born 1948 in Long Beach California, and raised in Columbus Nebraska -- 1960s radical Peace activist and Epic Records song-writer and recording artist (Charley D. & Milo) he transformed himself into author, holy-man, humorist, wizard. Author of 16 critically acclaimed books (translated in 12 languages) on magick and the occult, Lon Milo DuQuette is one of the most respected and entertaining writers and lecturers in the field of the Western Mystery Traditions.
He is an internationally recognized authority on tarot and ceremonial magick. Reviewers have compared his wit and writing style to that of Mark Twain and Robert Benchley. Audiences at his workshops and seminars describe the experience as a cascade of mesmerizing information, laughter and terror.
Although he takes this subject matter very seriously, he tries not to take himself too seriously. This rare combination of scholarship and humor has earned him in the last 20 years a unique and respected position in the world American esoteric literature; and is reflected in the quirky and mystically tinged lyrics of his songs.
Out of the music business for nearly a quarter of a century, it is only in the last several years that he has again picked up his guitar and returned to the stage and studio.
He lives in Costa Mesa, California with Constance his wife of 43 years.
Aleister Crowley, Mark Twain, Robert Anton Wilson, Jane Austen, Israel Regardie, Christopher Hyatt
LOW MAGICK: Redeeming the Better Demons of Your Nature
INITIATION: The Western Magical Tradition
The Big Picture Agency
Red Wheel / Weiser
New Falcon Publications
Guitar, Ukulele, songwriting.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Alliance for Climate Protection
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