Armstrong Park honors opera singer Norman Treigle | Offbeat Magazine

The plaza outside of the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts will now be known as Treigle Plaza.

Norman Treigle, who was born in New Orleans on March 6, 1927 and passed away February 16, 1975, was a bass-baritone who electrified audiences at the New York City Opera with his portrayal of Mefistofele in Arrigo Boito’s opera of the same name.

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