Alan Silvestri

The Polar Express Los Angeles Premiere - White Carpet

Silvestri in 2004, photo by

Birth Name: Alan Anthony Silvestri

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 26, 1950

*Italian (father)
*Irish (mother)

Alan Silvestri is an American composer and conductor. He was raised in Teaneck, New Jersey. He is married to Sandra, and has three children. Alan and Sandra own the vineyard Silvestri Vineyards.

Alan’s paternal grandfather was named Joseph “Joe” Silvestri. Joseph was from Novara, in Piedmont, Italy.

Alan’s paternal grandmother was named Eugenia “Jenny” Martinetto. Eugenia was from Castell’Alfero, Province of Alessandria (now Province of Asti), Piedmont.

Sources: Information about Alan’s family –

Genealogy of Alan Silverstri (focusing on his father’s side) –

Immigration record of Alan’s paternal grandmother, Eugenia “Jenny” Martinetto –


Finnish-Italian guy,

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    tag “Piedmontese”

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