• "I am also named after this beautiful lady. My dad was an..."
    - Rise Schiffman Wells
  • "I listened to you my whole life Im also named after you !..."
    - Rise' Mayolette
    - Valenda Newell
  • "A lovely Lady with a singing voice that now is silent now..."
    - Walter Marquart
  • "Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us."
    - Harry Simpson

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. We send our deepest condolences to her family. Jeffrey Manocherian, Chairman 
Barry Tucker, President 

Published in The New York Times on Mar. 23, 2013
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