Benjamin Orr

Date of Birth: Benjamin Orzechowski

Date of Birth: September 8, 1947

Place of Birth: Lakewood, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Death: October 4, 2000

Place of Death: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Ethnicity: Russian, Czech

Benjamin Orr was an American musician. He was the singer, bassist, and co-founder of the rock band the Cars. Ric Ocasek and Elliot Easton are members of the band.

He was the son of Elizabeth “Betty” (Benn/Ben) and Charles Orzechowski.

Benjamin’s maternal grandparents were named Jos Ben and Mary/Marie Leska/Lesko.

by Lil Vacha

ethnic

Curious about ethnicity

6 Responses

  1. madman says:

    Betty —> Elizabeth “Betty”

    His maternal grandparents were Jos Ben Mary/Marie Leska/Lesko.

    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12816/benjamin-orr
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2Q7K-1QN

    Possibly his father?:
    https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQQ8-1ZJ

  2. follers says:

    Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

  3. madman says:

    He is the son of Betty (Benn/Ben) and Charles Orzechowski.

  4. Hanka says:

    Orzechowski is Polish surname.

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