In Memory Of


Guest Book

Valenda Newell

November 12, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN

Walter Marquart

August 04, 2016 | Sarasota, FL

A lovely Lady with a singing voice that now is silent now she in the LORD's choir.

Harry Simpson

March 20, 2015 | Alpharetta, GA

Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.

April 06, 2013

For decades, since the day I accidentally heard her beautiful voice in The Chocolate Soldier, I have been grateful to Rise Stevens for getting me to pay attention to opera. I think warmly of her whenever I play a recording or attend a performance, and even more when I see how many who knew her admired her as a person. Her good influence will go on long into the future.
Mary Koch, Seattle

Lynn Harmon

April 05, 2013 | MI

To family of Ms. Stevens. Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss of Ms. Rise Stevens. Sometimes words aren't enough to get through death of a loved one. That's why it's a must to draw comfort from each other as family and friends.- Colossians 3:14 says that: Love is a perfect bond of union. May that bond comfort you all and bring peace to families.

Andrew Siditsky

April 01, 2013 | Los Angeles, CA

I received my Degree from Mannes, and honored that Rise gave me my diploma. She was a passionate, talented, and shrewd leader, committed to achieving success in everything she did. Her artistic leadership inspired many students at Mannes to reach their highest levels. RIP

Melody Johnson

March 29, 2013 | Colorado Springs, CO

She one of the most beautiful voices I've ever heard. Loved her in Going My Way with Bing Crosby. Many prayers to the her family and friends., Melody Johnson of Colorado Springs, CO

Abigail and Hannah Jane

March 28, 2013 | MD

Miss Rise was our friend. She was famous, but she was so nice to us and to many other people. We will always keep her cards and letters going back to when my sister and I were very young. Mr. Surovy and Marisa, please remember Miss Rise as we do: a really, really special person! And she is in heaven now.

March 27, 2013

God bless you.


RISE's Obituaries

STEVENS--Rise. The Richard Tucker Music Foundation mourns the passing of Rise Stevens, remembered for her glorious artistry and support of young singers. She was a beloved friend, teacher and colleague of Richard Tucker's and their on-stage partnership as Carmen and Don Jose, remains legendary....

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