Moina Mathers

Moina Mathers

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Moina Mathers, born as Mina Bergson, was an artist and occultist at the turn of the 20th century. She was the sister of French philosopher Henri Bergson, the first man of Jewish descent to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1927. She is, however, more known for her marriage to the English occultist, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, one of the founders of the organization Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and, after his death in 1918, for being the head of a successor organization, called the Rosicrucian Order of the Alpha et Omega. Moina, then named Mina, was born in Geneva, Switzerland, to a talented and influential Jewish family of Polish from father's and English and Irish from mother's sides, moving to Paris, when she was but two years of age. Her father, Michel Bergson, achieved some musical success in composing the operas Louisa de Montfort and Salvator Rosa, he was a native of Warsaw and member of the influential Bereksohn familyshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136628031
  • 9786136628035