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Dorothy Kirsten (1910–1992)

Dorothy Kisten is most noted for her operatic stage roles. During her 35 years of singing at the top opera houses in the world, all were impressed with her vocal health, which never diminished as other opera singers did. She wrote a delightful book, "A Time to Sing" and recalled her early career wanting to be a dancer and singer on Broadway. Being ... See full bio »

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Matinee Theatre
Matinee Theatre Jenny Lind
The Great Caruso
The Great Caruso Louise Heggar
Mr. Music
Mr. Music Dorothy Kirsten
Happy Days
Happy Days Chorus Woman


Hide Hide Show Show Actress (6 credits)
 1968 Batman (TV Series)
Leonora Sotto Voce
- The Great Escape (1968) ... Leonora Sotto Voce (uncredited)
 1959 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.45 (1959)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
Jenny Lind
- The Legend of Jenny Lind (1956) ... Jenny Lind
 1951 The Great Caruso
Louise Heggar
 1950 Mr. Music
Dorothy Kirsten
 1929 Happy Days
Chorus Woman
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She acted in Henri Meilhac's play, "The Merry Widow," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Walter Cassel in the cast. Victor Morley was director.

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She spent her final years trying to find a cure for Alzheimers. See more »

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