Ry Cooder

by andrew on April 19, 2018

Ry Cooder – Ry Cooder in Concert in Milan, Italy – June 26, 2009 – Milan – Milan, Italy – Photo Credit: Solarpix / PR Photos

Birth Name: Ryland Peter Cooder

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: March 15, 1947

Ethnicity:
*Irish, as well as German and English (father)
*Italian (mother)

Ry Cooder is an American musician, songwriter, film score composer, and record producer. He is known for his slide guitar work, his interest in roots music from the United States, and his collaborations with traditional musicians from many countries.

Ry is the son of Emma (Casaroli) and William H. “Bill” Cooder. His father, who was born in Canada, to American parents, had Irish, as well as German and English, ancestry. Ry’s maternal grandparents were Italian, likely from Parma, Emilia-Romagna.

Ry’s paternal grandfather was Howard Russell Cooder (the son of William Christopher Cooder and Louise Ryland Keckeler). Howard was born in Ohio. Louise was the daughter of Adolphus Turner Keckeler and Louise Ryland.

Ry’s paternal grandmother was Maude/Maud O’Leary. Maude was born in Minnesota, to Irish parents.

Ry’s maternal grandfather was Peter B. Casaroli (the son of parents surnamed Casaroli and Delope).

Ry’s maternal grandmother was named Rosa “Rose” Sabini.

Source: http://ricerca.repubblica.it

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

Histories of the Cooder/Kuder family – http://www.geocities.ws
https://www.ancestry.co.uk

Genealogy of Ry’s paternal great-grandmother, Louise Ryland Keckeler (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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

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andrew April 20, 2018 at 6:34 am

family information: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/boards/surnames.ryland/279/mb.ashx
http://www.geocities.ws/rogerk50/index.htm

father: William “Bill” H. Cooder

on Census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCV7-6MV

Ry’s paternal grandfather was Howard Russell Cooder (the son of William Christopher Cooder and Louise Ryland Keckeler). Louise was the daughter of Adolphus Turner Keckeler and Louise Ryland

https://www.geni.com/people/Louise-Keckeler/6000000008403023228

Ry’s paternal grandmother was Maude O’Leary. She was born in Minnesota, to Irish parents.

German, English (paternal grandfather)
Irish (paternal grandmother)
Italian (mother)

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