Dr Charles Arthur “Charlie” Muses

Dr Charles Arthur “Charlie” Muses

Birth
Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, USA
Death 26 Aug 2000 (aged 81)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 98022512 · View Source
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Son of Maurice Joseph Muses, and Paulina Augusta Becker, both of New York. His father abandoned the family when he was young. His mother supported them, and a large extended family on a school teacher's salary. He earned a Master's degree in Philosophy, from Columbia University in 1947, followed by a Ph.D., in 1951. He wrote his dissertation on Boehme. Charles was the founder of The Jacob Boehme Society of America, in the 1950's, editing and publishing The Jacob Boehme Society Quarterly. He wrote articles and books under various pseudonyms including [Muses, Musaios, Kyril Demys, Arthur Fontaine, Kenneth Demarest and Carl von Balmadis], lectured and traveled the world, continuing these pursuits his entire life. He was the founder of the Lions Path, a shamanistic movement, holding controversial views relating to mathematics, physics, philosophy, and pseudo science. In 1952 his fiance, Charlotte (Barth) Howell, purchased 640 acres in Indian Hills, Colorado, where she built Falcon Wing Ranch, an Egyptian Mystery learning school. It was completed in 1954, to Charlie's carefully planned specifications. This is where he taught Astrology, Numerology and Egyptology. Charlotte (Barth) Howell, founded the publishing house, The Falcon's Wing Press. She was the publisher, and Charles was the senior editor. His sister, Mary Lucille (Muses) Woodlee, wrote some articles and poetry, in conjunction with her brother's pursuits. His true passion being Archeological discoveries and Egyptology, which took them on expeditions around the world. In 1957 he discovered the Pyramid of Ameny Qemau, in southern Dahshur, Cairo, Egypt. On 20 June 1957, he was arrested in Cairo, Egypt, charged with attempting to smuggle Egyptian antiquities abroad. A marriage record for Charles Arthur Muses and Charlotte (Barth) Howell, was recorded 4 June 1954, in Fairfax County, Virginia. He was 35 years old, and she was 59 years of age, 24 years his senior. They later divorced. He traveled and moved from place to place. It has been stated, that he was located in Canada the last year of his life. At the time of his death, there is evidence that he was remarried, although her name is unknown. He died 26 August 2000. The place of his death and burial are unknown.

Submitted by Judy Froehlich


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  • Created by: Judy Froehlich
  • Added: 30 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98022512
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Charles Arthur “Charlie” Muses (28 Apr 1919–26 Aug 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98022512, ; Maintained by Judy Froehlich (contributor 47286284) Unknown.