Steve Albini

Birth Name: Steven Albini

Place of Birth: Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: July 22, 1962

Ethnicity:
*75% Italian
*25% British Isles [Irish, English]

Steve Albini is an American musician, record producer, audio engineer, and music journalist. He is considered a major figure of the Alternative Rock scene.

Steve was born to Gina and Frank Albini. His father was a wildlife researcher, and his family lived for a time in Missoula, Montana. Steve is married to film director Heather Whinna.

Steve’s paternal grandfather was Bruno F. Albini (the son of Augusto/August Albini and Maria/Mary Deserti). Bruno was Italian. Augusto was born in Portomaggiore, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna.

Steve’s paternal grandmother was named Hazel Ruth McKeever (the daughter of Jesse/Jess E. McKeever and Dora). Hazel was born in Oklahoma. Jesse’s father was Irish.

Steve’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Martinelli.

Steve’s maternal grandmother was the daughter of Vittorio/Victor Massasso and Albina Gerbi. Vittorio was born in Isola d’Asti, Asti, Piemont, to parents who were surnamed Massasso and Risso.

Sources: Steve’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Steve’s paternal grandfather, Bruno F. Albini, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Steve’s paternal grandmother, Hazel Ruth McKeever, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Steve’s paternal grandmother, Hazel Ruth (McKeever) Albini – http://www.findagrave.com

Steve’s maternal great-grandparents, Vittorio/Victor Massasso and Albina Gerbi, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

andrew

Finnish-Italian guy,

2 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    Augusto/August Albini was born in Portomaggiore, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna.

    • andrew says:

      Also Wikipedia refers that part of his family comes from Piedmont. Vittorio “Victor” Massasso was born in Isola d’Asti, Asti, Piemont.

      >Albina Gerbi). Victor’s parents’ surnames were Massasso and Risso.

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