(1938 -- 2011)
Maurice McCann was an Irish Horary Astrologer who for more than thirty years made his home in London. He started his career in Ireland playing jazz guitar with dance bands and acting as an extra where he met many stars. He stated that when he discovered astrology it took him over and he traded it for his music. He then became an astrologer in the early 70s. Maurice went on to write several books and was the creator of Tara Horary Astrology, a computer software program.
Maurice was educated at St. Malachy's College which is one of the most prestigious schools in Ireland. He had a Diploma of Higher Education and a BA (Hons) both on the History of Astrology as well as an MA from Bath Spa University College. He was Chairman at various times of the Astrological Lodge of London and Editor of Realta, the journal of the Irish Astrological Association. He was also co-director with Derek Appleby of the Meonen School, a correspondence course in Horary Astrology.
In addition to regularly contributing to several international astrological journals, Maurice's essays have appeared in several anthologies on astrology. He also lectured in many countries including USA, Canada, the UK and his native Ireland.
Maurice was co-author with Derek Appleby of Eclipses which was published by Aquarian Press (1989). He later wrote The Void of Course Moon (1997), The Sun & The Aspects (2002) and Astrological Essays (2003) which were all published by Tara Astrological Publications. He also wrote The Errata. The Errata - Guido Bonatti's Liber Astronomiae Tractatus III & VI
Source: Birth data is from the Astrological Journal - May/June 2011 and Skyscript.co.uk - An Interview with Maurice McCann by Garry Phillipson, February 5, 1998.
BIRTH: December 23, 1938 in Belfast, Ireland at 1:20 AM/GMT
DEATH: February 18, 2011 in London, England after a long illness.
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