Risë Stevens

The King And I, 1964 Music Theatre Of Lincoln Center Summer Revivel
1913 - 2013

Risë Stevens  American Musician


Risë Stevens (/ˈriːsə/; June 11, 1913 – March 20, 2013) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano. Beginning in 1938, she sang for the Metropolitan Opera in New York City for more than two decades during the 1940s and 1950s. She was most noted for ...

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Longest Relationship63 yrs, 10 mths
Shortest Relationship63 yrs, 10 mths
Average Relationship Length63 yrs, 10 mths
First Name Rise
Middle Name Gus
Last Name Stevens
Maiden Name Steenberg
Full Name at Birth Risë Gus Steenberg
Alternative Name Carmen
Age 99 (age at death) years
Birthday 11th June, 1913
Birthplace New York City, New York
Died 20th March, 2013
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Operatic Mezzo-Soprano
Occupation Musician
Year(s) Active 1941-1974
Father Christian Steenberg
Mother Sarah (née Mechanic) Steenberg
Brother Lewis "Bud" Steenberg
Friend Don Joses, Richard Tucker
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Risë Stevens99 GeminiMusician
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Nicolas Vincent
Male30th June, 194472 years old


Journey Back to Oz1974Glinda, the Good WitchMovie
Little Women1958Margaret MarchTV Movie
Hansel and Gretel1958MotherTV Movie
The Chocolate Soldier1955NadinaTV Movie
Producers' Showcase1954Carmen in 'Carmen' sceneTV Show
Carmen1952CarmenTV Movie
All Star Revue1950Guest Opera Mezzo-SopranoTV Show
Der Rosenkavalier1949OctavianTV Movie
Carnegie Hall1947Risë StevensMovie
Going My Way1944Genevieve LindenMovie
The Chocolate Soldier1941Maria LanyiMovie
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    Larry SmithJan 20, 2010

    Just wondering how to contact Ms. Stevens. We named our daughter Rise after her and are wondering why she was named that name and what it means. Thanks!

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