Glenn Danzig

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Birth Name: Glenn Allen Anzalone

Place of Birth: Lodi, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 23, 1955

*father – Italian/Sicilian
*mother – English, Scottish, Irish

Glenn Danzig is an American singer, songwriter, musician, film director, and record producer.

Glenn is the son of Maretta and Richard Nunzio Anzalone. He was partly raised in Revere, Massachusetts.

Glenn’s paternal grandparents were named Nunzio Anzalone and Maria V. Somaine. Nunzio and Maria were born in Castrogiovanni, now Enna, Sicily, Italy.

Glenn’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph Price.

Glenn’s maternal grandmother was Maretta May Moore (the daughter of William Melrose Moore and Mary/Marie Elizabeth Smith). Maretta was born on Sturgeon, Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. William was the son of Thomas William Moore and Hannah Jane Reynolds Kemp. Glenn’s great-grandmother Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of John Smith and Elizabeth Mary MacKinnon.

Sources: Obituary of Glenn’s father –

Obituary of Glenn’s mother –

Genealogy of Glenn’s mother (focusing on her mother’s side) –

5 Responses

  1. transemacabre says:

    Lou Gramm (born Grammatico) of Foreigner had a great-grandmother named Aurelia Amelia Anzalone who immigrated to the US from San Cataldo, Sicily. I wonder if he and Glenn Danzig are distant cousins via their Anzalone ancestors.

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