Leonard Treash

Leonard Treash (January 1, 1909 in Pennsylvania – January 31, 1996 in Rochester, New York) was an American bass, opera director, and educator. As a performer he sang leading opera roles throughout the United States under such conductors as Fritz Reiner, Leopold Stokowski, Artur Rodzinski, and Erich Leinsdorf. He was particularly active as a performer with opera companies in Philadelphia, and is especially remembered as the long time director of the opera program at the Eastman School of Music, a post he held for nearly 30 years. He also served as General Director of Chautauqua Opera for 10 seasons and was the first President of the National Opera Association from 1955-1956.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1909, Died January 31st, 1996 (Rochester)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: bass vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-78422 12-in. 11/18/1933 Die Walküre [Selections] Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski ; Leonard Treash Orchestra, with bass vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor LCS-78423 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 11/18/1933 Die Walküre [Selections] Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski ; Leonard Treash Orchestra, with bass vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor CS-78424 12-in. 11/18/1933 Die Walküre [Selections] Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski ; Leonard Treash Orchestra, with bass vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor CS-78425 12-in. 11/18/1933 Die Walküre [Selections] Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski ; Leonard Treash Orchestra, with bass vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor LCS-78426 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 11/18/1933 Die Walküre [Selections] Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski ; Leonard Treash Orchestra, with bass vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor CS-78427 12-in. 11/18/1933 Die Walküre [Selections] Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski ; Leonard Treash Orchestra, with bass vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor CS-78428 12-in. 11/18/1933 Die Walküre [Selections] Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski ; Leonard Treash Orchestra, with bass vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor LCS-78429 12-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 11/18/1933 Die Walküre [Selections] Philadelphia Orchestra ; Leopold Stokowski ; Leonard Treash Orchestra, with bass vocal solo vocalist, bass vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Treash, Leonard," accessed September 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115733.

Treash, Leonard. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115733.

"Treash, Leonard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115733

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