Birth Name: Steven Albini
Place of Birth: Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 22, 1962
*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