Paul Leyssac

Paul Andri Jurgensen Leyssac (21 June 1881 – 20 August 1946) was a Danish writer, and stage and film actor. He played Abraham Lincoln in the 1937 British film Victoria the Great. He also was a translator of the works of Hans Christian Andersen.

Leyssac acted with the Civic Repertory theatrical group headed by Eva Le Gallienne. His career on Broadway began with George Washington (1920) and ended with The Tempest (1945).

Birth and Death Data: Born 1881 (Copenhagen), Died 1946

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, translator

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-037608 10-in. 6/9/1939 The emperor's new clothes Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker, translator  
Victor BS-037609 10-in. 6/9/1939 The emperor's new clothes Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker, translator  
Victor BS-037610 10-in. 6/9/1939 The emperor's new clothes Paul Leyssac Recitation, with sound effects speaker, translator  
Victor BS-037611 10-in. 6/9/1939 The steadfast tin soldier Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker, translator  
Victor BS-037612 10-in. 6/9/1939 The steadfast tin soldier Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker, translator  
Victor BS-037613 10-in. 6/9/1939 The steadfast tin soldier Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker, translator  
Victor BS-043842 10-in. 11/15/1939 The tinder box Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker  
Victor BS-043843 10-in. 11/15/1939 The tinder box Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker  
Victor BS-043844 10-in. 11/15/1939 The tinder box Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker  
Victor BS-043845 10-in. 11/15/1939 The tinder box Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker  
Victor BS-043846 10-in. 11/15/1939 It's perfectly true Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker  
Victor BS-043847 10-in. 11/15/1939 It's perfectly true Paul Leyssac Recitation speaker  
Victor BS-050528 10-in. 5/8/1940 The happy family Paul Leyssac Recitation, with sound effects speaker, translator  
Victor BS-050529 10-in. 5/8/1940 The happy family Paul Leyssac Recitation, with sound effects and dubbed recording speaker, translator  
Victor BS-050530 10-in. 5/8/1940 The happy family Paul Leyssac Recitation, with sound effects and dubbed recordings speaker, translator  
Victor BS-050531 10-in. 5/8/1940 Numskull Jack Paul Leyssac Recitation, with sound effects speaker, translator  
Victor BS-050532 10-in. 5/8/1940 Numskull Jack Paul Leyssac Recitation, with sound effects speaker, translator  
Victor BS-050533 10-in. 5/8/1940 Numskull Jack Paul Leyssac Recitation, with sound effects speaker, translator  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leyssac, Paul," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105360.

Leyssac, Paul. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105360.

"Leyssac, Paul." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105360

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