Michael Sembello

Birth Name: Michael Andrew Sembello

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 17, 1954

*Italian, Irish (father)
*Italian (mother)

Michael Sembello is an American singer, musician, songwriter, composer, and producer.

He is the son of Carmella Maria/Marie “Dolly” (Marrone/Morroney) and Benedict Joseph “Bud” Sembello. His brother was songwriter and musician Danny Sembello.

Michael’s paternal grandfather’s surname was Sembello. He was likely of Italian descent.

Michael’s paternal grandmother was Alice D. Toner (the daughter of Joseph Toner and Mary E.). Alice was born in Pennsylvania. Joseph was born in Northern Ireland. Mary was born in Pennsylvania, to Irish parents, from Northern Ireland.

Michael’s maternal grandfather was Nicholas Morroney/Morrone (the son of Louise). Nicholas was born in Italy.

Michael’s maternal grandmother was named Mary. Mary was born in Pennsylvania, to Italian parents.

Sources: Michael’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Michael’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Michael’s paternal grandmother, Alice D. Toner, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Alice D. Toner on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Michael’s mother – http://www.stretchfuneralhome.com

Michael’s mother’s family on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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