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Lorber, Jakob
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Lorber, Jakob, * 22 Jul 1800 (Kanischa), † 24 Aug 1864 (Graz)

Musician and teacher. Received revelations through the “Inner Word”, which continue to attract readers today, and are translated into an increasing number of languages. They have become a model for other Neuoffenbarungen (new revelations) in the German-speaking world.

Lorber was born in a village of Lower Styria, not far from Maribor (today in Slovenia). At an early age he developed musical gifts and learned to play various instruments. He decided to study for becoming a school teach…

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Mayer, Jean-François, “Lorber, Jakob”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 16 June 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_215>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031

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