Frederic Mellinger

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Frederic Mellinger PhD AKA Frater "Merlinus" AKA 'Arte Unionem Manifestabo Gnosticam';

Germany 1890 - 1970

Comments: Thelemite ; Theater; Astrology; Rosicrucian;


Teachers: Karl-Heinz Martin, theater; Eugen Felber; Madame Blavatsky ; Rudolf Steiner; Hanussen, clairvoyant ; Wilfred Smith AKA Frater 132; Karl Germer; met Aleister Crowley in 1947; Heinrich Tränker; Theodor Reuss; Carl Kellner; Franz Hartmann ; Hargrave Jennings;

Students: H.C. Petersen; Herbert Fritsche; Ernst Klett; Charles Waldemar AKA Gerhard Zacharias; Frau Beate Mattern;

Friend: actress Eva Sinding, wife; Friedrich Lekve; Herr Metzger AKA Fra. Paragranus; Anita Borgert; Eugen Grosche; Genja Jantzen; Oscar Schlag;

Enemies: Kenneth Grant


Organizations: co-founder of and actor in 'The Tribune', the first left-wing agitprop avant-garde theatre in Berlin, 1919; founded the 'Schaubühne' ('The Stage') in Munich, 1921; 'German Society for Scientific Occultism'; in LA, USA started unsuccessful theater group 'DIE TRIBÜNE'; German Jewish Club of 1933, Inc; OTO AKA Ordo Templi Orientis; Freemasonry; 'Adyar' Theosophical Society in Germany;

Author: "Zeichen und Wunder: Ein Führer durch die Welt der Magie" ("Signs and Wonders: A Guide to the World of Magic"), 1933; film-script "The Emperor of the Sahara"; "Satanische Symphonie", 1948;


Resources: http://www.parareligion.ch/melling.htm; http://www.parareligion.ch/dplanet/mell/mell.htm