Marie Leveau was born September 10, 1782 and died June 06, 1881. She was considered to be a Louisiana Creole and became the Voodoo queen in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her mother was a Creole of color and her father was a white planter.
In 1890, the already famous French “decadent” writer Joris-Karl Huysmans wrote to a friend that he was looking for “a demoniac sodomite priest” who performed the black mass. He needed him for a new book, now known as “Là-bas” or “Down There”. Continue reading “Down There: A History of Satanism”