March, Marion (1923– )
Marion March, an outstanding American astrology teacher,
was born on February 10, 1923, in Nürnberg, Germany,
though she was raised in Switzerland, the daughter of a banker.
She moved to the United States during World War II (1939–45)
to pursue an acting career, but after six years joined the American
Foreign Service. Stationed in her homeland, she met her
husband, a graduate student and future executive with Merrill
Lynch. They settled in Los Angeles, California, and she became
the mother of two children.
March did not begin the study of astrology until 1965 and
did not become a professional until 1970. However, she was
quickly recognized as an accomplished astrologer and a talented
instructor. She developed a large clientele, and as she could
speak five languages, she was called upon to lecture across
North America and Europe. She was asked to join the faculty
of the American Federation of Astrologers, the International
Society for Astrological Research, and the Southwest Astrology
Council. She has been active in both the European International
Congress and United Astrology Congress. She was one of the
founders of the Association for Astrological Networking.
In 1975, March joined forces with Joan McEvers to found
Aquarius Workshops, the vehicle for their teaching activity.
Their magazine, Aspects, soon became one of the most popular
in the field, and their multivolume textbook series, The Only
Way to. . .Learn Astrology, one of the most used textbooks for
teaching astrology to newcomers to the field. In addition, she
has written numerous articles for the many journals serving astrologers.
March has received a variety of honors for her contributions
to the field, including the highly prized Regulus Award in 1972
for service to the astrological community. She received the
award again in 1989 (along with McEvers) for her educational
activities.
Sources
March, Marion, and Joan McEvers. The Only Way to. . . Learn
about Horary and Electional Astrology. San Diego Astro Computing
Services, 1995.
———. The Only Way to. . . Learn about Relationships. San
Diego Astro Computing Services, 1992.
———. The Only Way to. . . Learn about Tomorrow. San Diego
Astro Computing Services, 1988.
———. The Only Way to. . . Learn Astrology. 3 vols. San Diego
Astro Computing Services, 1976–82.