Gustav Meyrink: Cabalist, Writer & Bastard

Gustav Meyrink Born Gustav Meyer in Vienna on 19 January, 1868 to Baron Karl Varnbuller von und zu Hemmingen, minister of state for Wurttemburg, and Maria Meyer, a Bavarian actress. Illegitimate. Never accepted by Austrian society. Educated in Munich, Hamburg, and Prague. Meyerink was his nom de plume until 1917 when he made it official.

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