Risë Stevens (Mezzo-Soprano)
Born: 11th June 1913, The Bronx, New York, USA
Died: 20th March 2013, Manhattan, New York, USA
Risë Stevens 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 her portrayals of the central character in Carmen by Georges Bizet.