Risë Stevens

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    Getting To Know You (From "The King and I")Risë Stevens
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    Hello, Young LoversRisë Stevens
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    I Whistle a Happy TuneRisë Stevens
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    Shall I Tell You What I Think of You?Risë Stevens
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    Shall We Dance?Risë Stevens

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        Mezzo-soprano Ris+½ Stevens was one of the most prominent American opera stars during World War II and for nearly two decades afterwards. She was of Norwegian descent; her original name was Ris+½ Steenberg. She showed early promise as a singer and studied with a teacher named Orry Prado. After graduating from high school, she landed a job with the New York Little Theater Opera Company. After that company went bankrupt, she became a dress model. Anna Schoen-Ren+¬, a voice teach... Read more

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