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Birth Name: Aaron Richard Bruno
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 11, 1978
Ethnicity: Italian (including Sicilian), English, possibly other
Aaron Bruno is an American musician. He is known as the lead singer of band Awolnation. He is a former member of bands Under the Influence of Giants and Home Town Hero.
Aaron’s paternal grandfather was Vincent R. Bruno (the son of Anthony Bruno and Clara Lopristi/Lapresti/Lo Presti). Vincent’s parents were Italian immigrants. Anthony was born in Sant’Agata (in Sicily or Calabria), the son of Joseph Bruno. Clara was the daughter of Basil Lapresti/Lopresti and Rosolia Carpo, who were from St. Agata, Italy.
Aaron’s paternal grandmother was Domenica Mae Tuso (the daughter of Joseph Tuso and Jennie Masi). Joseph was from Caccamo, Sicily. Jennie was from Villafrati, Sicily.
Sources: Marriage record of Aaron’s paternal grandparents, Vincent R. Bruno and Domenica Mae Tuso – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Aaron’s paternal grandfather, Vincent R. Bruno – http://www.treesprout.com
Aaron’s paternal grandfather, Vincent R. Bruno, on the 1930 U.S. census – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Aaron’s paternal grandfather, Vincent R. Bruno – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Aaron’s paternal great-grandmother, Clara (Lopristi/Lapresti/Lo Presti) Bruno – https://familysearch.org
Aaron’s paternal grandmother, Domenica Mae Tuso, on the 1920 U.S Census – https://familysearch.org