Michael Anthony Gagliardi

Devil Take the Hindmost: A True Story of Terror

October 28, 2021

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S y n o p s i s

This the harrowing true story of a young boy's survival for 12 plus years with a demonically possessed mother. She terrorized the family, the neighbors, and authorities in a small northern town in Ontario Canada from the mid 70s to the mid 80s. A gripping and heart breaking tale full of fear, anger, courage, and most importantly, perseverance.


B i o

Born in a borough of Toronto Ontario Canada called Etobicoke, a predominately Italian Community in 1968. His family moved to a small town in northern Ontario called Meaford on Nottawasaga Bay a finger bay of the greater Georgian Bay. There he attending Kindergarten through 12th grade in the town of 4500. He found his love for music at age 13, and in the next 6 years left his country and traveled to California. He found himself homeless and living under The Santa Monica Pier, a place that beckoned him from watching Three√Ę‚‚¨‚„Ęs Company in a pre-internet world. He quickly became a constant on the famous Sunset Strip in the late 80√Ę‚‚¨‚„Ęs headlining infamous clubs such as Gazzarri√Ę‚‚¨‚„Ęs, The Roxy Theatre, and The Whiskey A-Go-Go with his own band.

Married at the early age of 19, he and his wife had 2 daughters, and eventually 5 grandchildren and are still married going on 33 years. Michael is a Latin Flamenco and Smooth Jazz Guitarist who plays countless events for Casino√Ę‚‚¨‚„Ęs, Private Clients, and Theatre Concerts mostly in the Ca, AZ, and Nevada regions of the United States but has played internationally has far away as Israel. Michael currently has settled down in The Coachella Valley as a resident for the past 26 years, and his children live in the area as well. He continues to play music and also has added speaker to his list of occupations, speaking on the paranormal, demonology, and Biblical discoveries. He looks forward to educating people on the reality of a spiritual world and its inhabitants, the origins, function and end game as they pertain to human existence. Michael has a certificate in Eschatology from the Henry Morris Institute and is a worship leader in his church for many years.

Michael loves the outdoors, and is an avid treasure hunter, small time archeologist and traveler visiting various states examining their history, natural resources, and folklore. He spends a portion of each year recording an album which is mostly instrumental for the general public. Michael and his wife spend a significant amount of time each week with his immediate family for dinners and events watching and teaching their grandchildren, who are a joy in their life.
































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Devil Take the Hindmost: A True Story of Terror

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