FILE - In this Oct. 17, 1977 file photo, mezzo-soprano Rise Stevens attends a memorial for Bing Crosby at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. Stevens, who sang with the Metropolitan Op

 

              FILE - In this Oct. 17, 1977 file photo, mezzo-soprano Rise Stevens attends a memorial for Bing Crosby at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. Stevens, who sang with the Metropolitan Op
FILE - In this Oct. 17, 1977 file photo, mezzo-soprano Rise Stevens attends a memorial for Bing Crosby at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York. Stevens, who sang with the Metropolitan Opera for more than 20 years spanning the 1940s and 1950s, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at her Manhattan home. She was 99. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis, File)