Birth Name: David Hyman Pomeranz
Place of Birth: Long Island, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 9, 1951
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
David Pomeranz is an American singer, composer, lyricist, and writer for musical theatre. He is an ambassador for Operation Smile.
David’s paternal grandfather was Max Pomeranz (the son of Henry Pomeranz and Anna Kivowitz). Max was born in New York, to Polish Jewish parents, from Kraków. Henry was the son of Jacob Pomeranz and Sarah Sobel. Anna was the daughter of Samuel Kivowitz and Sarah Levy.
David’s paternal grandmother was Adele Chernin (the daughter of Samuel Moiseevich Cherninsky, later Samuel Chernin, and of Rose Baumann). Adele was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents. Samuel was the son of Moshe “Morris” Cherninsky and Ida.
David’s maternal grandfather was named Jacob Bernstein.
David’s maternal grandmother was named Sadie.
Sources: David’s marriage record to Althea P. Lawton – https://familysearch.org
David’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of David’s paternal grandparents, Max Pomeranz and Adele Chermin – https://familysearch.org
Death record of David’s paternal great-grandfather, Henry Pomeranz – https://familysearch.org
Death record of David’s paternal great-grandmother, Anna (Kivowitz) Pomeranz – https://familysearch.org
Death record of David’s paternal great-grandfather, Samuel Chernin – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of David’s maternal uncle – http://www.siprep.org