Stevens, Rise

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Stevens, Rise Gender: F
Risë Gus Steenberg
born on 11 June 1913 at 07:45 (= 07:45 AM )
Place Bronx, New York, 40n51, 73w54
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 19°58' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 17°51 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 02°19'

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Rise Stevens
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American opera singer, a mezzo-soprano for four decades. She debuted in Prague as "Mignon," 1938, joining the Met the same year. Doing radio, TV and films, her work included "Going My Way" and UFO tours. At the young and tender age of 18, she sang her first role ever while at Juilliard.

On 6 January 1939 she married Walter G. Surovy (1910–2001). The marriage lasted for over 61 years, until Walter's death. Their only child is Nicolas Surovy (b. 1944) who followed in his father's footsteps, becoming an actor on Broadway, and in film and television.

Stevens died in her Manhattan home on 20 March 2013 at the age of 99.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Gain social status 1938 (Debut)
  • Relationship : Marriage 6 January 1939 (Walter G. Surovy)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Penfield Collection quotes her autobiography written with Crichton "Subway to the Met," 1959, p.18. (Verified by LMR, all data in the bio except the year, found in reference.)


  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One son)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (UFO tours)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 99)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Secondary)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star (Going My Way)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/Opera (Mezzo-soprano)
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Baker/ Confections
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Subway to the Met)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women