Friday, March 22, 2013

Risë Stevens (1913-2013)

Risë Stevens, a fixture at the Metropolitan Opera in Carmen and other mezzo-soprano roles in the 1940s and ’50s, and a popular singer in Hollywood films (notably, co-starring with Bing Crosby in “Going My Way”), has died at 99.

An obituary by Margalit Fox in The New York Times: