- Category : 1919-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 2
American soprano and actress who became known worldwide when she sang and acted the part of Antonia in the 1951 British film The Tales of Hoffmann. Early in her career she acted in several TV series and non musical films. Later, she sang with the New York City Opera (NYCO).
From 1968 to 1987 she taught voice and piano and staged 19 full-length opera productions at Mt. San Jacinto College in California, where she was made a professor emerita.
She retired in 1987. On 27 February 1995 she died at age 75 at her home in Hemet in Riverside County, California following complications from diabetes.