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Risë Stevens (1913–2013)

One of the great voices of the Metropolitan Opera, New York-born mezzo-soprano Rise (pronounced REE-za) Stevens made her debut with the company in 1939 as Octavian in Richard Strauss's "Der Rosenkavalier" in a tour performance in Philadelphia. Her other notable roles in 21 years with the company included the two characterizations most associated ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1958 Little Women (TV Movie)
Margaret March
 1958 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie)
Mother
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Carmen in 'Carmen' scene
- Festival of Music (1956) ... Carmen in 'Carmen' scene
 1955 The Chocolate Soldier (TV Movie)
Nadina
 1952 Carmen (TV Movie)
Carmen
 1952 All Star Revue (TV Series)
Guest Opera Mezzo-Soprano
- Episode #3.4 (1952) ... Guest Opera Mezzo-Soprano
 1949 Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie)
Octavian
 1947 Carnegie Hall
Risë Stevens
 1944 Going My Way
Genevieve Linden
 1941 The Chocolate Soldier
Maria Lanyi
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Other Works:

Appeared on "Sunday Night at the London Palladium" in 1961. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Rise Stevens
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[ on Nelson Eddy] He really could have had an operatic career, but he just made too much money, too soft and too easy. See more »

Trivia:

Participated in the first complete opera recorded by the Metropolitan Opera Company in 1947. The opera, released that same year by Columbia Records, was Engelbert Humperdinck's "Hansel und Gretel," sung in Constance Bache's English translation. Singing the role of Hansel, she was joined by fellow Met luminaries Nadine Conner (Gretel), Thelma Votipka (The Witch), Claramae Turner (The Mother), and ... See more »

Nickname:

Carmen

Star Sign:

Gemini

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