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As social historians and scholars of occult movements begin to study La Vey's life and times in an objective historical context, a wealth of information concerning the man beneath the Devil horns has come to light.
This brief checklist is a concise guide to separating the deliberate prevarications from the human, all-too-human facts.
SOURCES: Diane La Vey, Paul Valentine (Wright, "SD", page #68), Harry Lipton (Aquino-Lipton conversation 12/1/82), Robert Slatzer (letter to Aquino 11/27/82), Edward Webber (interview by Aquino 6/2/91).
LEGEND: ASL was exposed to the savagery of human nature during his stint as a San Francisco Police photographer in the early 1950s.
REALITY: ASL's grandmother was not Transylvanian nor of Gypsy stock.
She was a Ukrainian named Cecile Luba Primokov-Coulton ("Coulton" was Anglicized from "Koltonoff"). There the teenaged ASL was shown top-secret films inspired by Satanic cult lodges and their rituals.
LEGEND: Claimed that "Anton Szandor La Vey" was his genuine birth name. SOURCES: Birth certificate 4/11/1930, Cook County, Illinois. LEGEND: Claimed his parents were Joseph and Augusta La Vey. SOURCES: Birth certificate 4/11/1930, Cook County, Illinois.
I guess that makes me about as close to what the Devil's supposed to be, as anyone. His curious celebrity was based largely on a self-created legend.
This carefully-orchestrated legend may, in the final analysis, be La Vey's most enduring legacy.
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