Dorothy Kirsten (Dorothy Adelle Kirsten)

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Montclair, New Jersey, USA
Dorothy Kisten is most noted for her operatic stage roles. During her 35 years of singing at the top opera houses in the world, all were impressed with her vocal health, which never diminished as other opera singers did.

She wrote a delightful book, "A Time to Sing" and recalled her early career wanting to be a dancer and singer on Broadway. Being American trained, she was possibly the only opera singer who could cross over to ballads as well. She sang on the radio for years with Sinatra, Crosby, Como, often appearing as a regular. Read more...


Character: Louise Heggar

The Great Caruso 1951