Koch, Walter A(lbert) (1895-?)

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Koch, Walter A(lbert) (1895-?)

Teacher and astrologer who wrote books and articles on parapsychology. He was born on September 18, 1895, in Esslingen/Neckar, Württemberg, Germany, and studied at the University of Tübingen (Ph.D., 1920). He was scientific adviser to the Association of German Astrologers and leader of the investigation circle of the Cosmobiosophical Association, Hamburg. He served in the German army during World War I but was arrested for resistance to the Nazis in 1941 and spent three years in prisons (including the concentration camp at Dachau). Koch wrote a number of books on astrological subjects. He also contributed articles on psychokinesis, card divination, and prophecy to various journals, including Neue Wissenschaft and Mensch und Schicksal.


Koch, Walter A. Astrologische Farbenlehre (Astrological Science of Colors). N.p., 1930.

. Deine FarbeDein Charakter (Your ColorYour Character). N.p., 1953.

. Dr. Korsch und Die Astrologie (Dr. Korsch and Astrology). N.p., 1956.

. Innenmensch und Außenmensch (Man: Introversion and Extraversion). N.p., 1956.

. Prophetie und Astrologische Prognose (Prophecy and Astrological Prediction). N.p., 1954.

. Psychologische Farbenlehre (Psychological Science of Colors). C. Marhold, 1931.

. Regiomontanus und das Häusersystem des Geburtosortes (Regiomontanus and the System of Houses of Birthplaces). N.p., 1960. . Die Seele der Edelsteine (The Psyche of Precious Stones). N.p., 1934.