Lisa Loeb

by Manila on May 3, 2015

Lisa Loeb

Birth Name: Lisa Anne Loeb

Place of Birth: Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Date of Birth: March 11, 1968

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Lisa Loeb is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She is the daughter of Barbara Gail (Barzune) and Peter Mayer Loeb. Her parents are both Jewish (of Russian Jewish, German Jewish, Polish Jewish, and Romanian Jewish descent).

Lisa’s paternal grandparents were Sam A. Loeb (the son of Louis Lawrence Loeb and Ida Alexander) and Daisy Lynn (the daughter of Ima Meyer Lynn and Heshie “Anna” Byers). Louis’ parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Ida’s father was a German Jewish immigrant. Ima and Heshie were Polish Jewish immigrants.

Lisa’s maternal grandparents were Benjamin Barzune (the son of Louis Barzune and Fannie Ablon) and Anna (later Anne Adele) Pomarantz (the daughter of Adolf Pomarantz and Rosa “Rose” Siegal). Louis and Fannie’s parents were Russian Jewish immigrants. Adolf and Rosa were Romanian Jewish immigrants.

Sources: Genealogy of Lisa’s father –

Birth record of Lisa’s father –

Lisa’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Birth record of Lisa’s paternal grandfather, Sam A. Loeb –

Birth record of Lisa’s mother –

Birth record of Lisa’s maternal grandfather, Benjamin Barzune –

Birth record of Lisa’s maternal grandmother, Anna (later Anne Adele) Pomarantz –

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