Peter Wolf

Birth Name: Peter W. Blankfield

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

Date of Birth: March 7, 1946

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Peter Wolf is an American singer and musician. He was the lead singer of the rock band The J. Geils Band, with guitarist J. Geils.

Peter is the son of Lillian and Allen Blankfield.

Peter’s paternal grandfather was named Isaac Blankfeld. Isaac was born in Russia/Poland.

Peter’s paternal grandmother was named Bessie Lazar. Bessie was born in Kovenskaya or Vilenskaya Guberniya, Lithuania, Russian Empire. Her grandfather’s name was David Lazar.

Peter’s maternal grandfather was named Sam Schwartzman. Sam was born in Russia.

Peter’s maternal grandmother was named Annie. Annie was born in Russia.

Sources: Genealogy of Peter Wolf –

Genealogy of Peter Wolf (focusing on his father’s side) –

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