Birth Name: Joseph Donald Mascis, Jr.
Place of Birth: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
Date of Birth: December 10, 1965
Ethnicity: Italian, possibly Irish
J Mascis is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. He is the lead singer and guitarist of the rock band Dinosaur Jr.
J is the son of Theresa (Ennis) and Joseph Donald Mascis. His father was born in Massachusetts, to Italian immigrants. His mother’s surname, “Ennis”, is often Irish.
J’s paternal grandparents were Luigi/Louis Mascis and Antoinetta/Antonette Gala.
Sources: J’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Obituary of J’s father – https://familysearch.org
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