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Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013

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Personal name headingStevens, Risë, 1913-2013
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Variant(s)Stevens, R. (Risë), 1913-2013
Steenberg, Risë, 1913-2013
Surovy, Risë Steenberg, 1913-2013
Birth date19130611
Death date20130320
Place of birthBronx, New York, N.Y.
Place of deathManhattan, New York, N.Y.
Field of activityOpera
AffiliationMetropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Profession or occupationMezzo-soprano
Found inRisë Stevens sings.
New Grove dict. of opera (Stevens (Steenberg), Risë; b. June 11, 1913, New York; American mezzo-soprano)
Romberg, S. Gems from Romberg operettas [SR] 1935?: labels (R. Stevens; Risé Stevens, contralto)
New York times (online), viewed Mar. 21, 2013 (Risë Stevens; b. Risë Gus Steenberg, June 11, 1913, the Bronx; m. Walter Surovy, 1939 (d. 2001); d. Wednesday [Mar. 20, 2013], Manhattan, aged 99; internationally renowned mezzo-soprano who had a 23-year career with the Metropolitan Opera, where she practically owned the role of Carmen during the 1940s and '50s)