Anderson, Victor

Anderson, Victor

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

With Gwydion Pendderwen, Victor Anderson founded the Faery Tradition of Wicca. Anderson was born in New Mexico but moved to Oregon at an early age. For the majority of his life, he was nearly blind.

At the age of nine, Anderson had a vision in which he encountered the God- dess and the God. With friends, he formed what amounted to a coven and together they worshiped the "Old Gods," holding respect for the earth and for all of nature, They celebrated with song, dance, music, and poetry.