- Category : Entertain-Music-Vocalist-Opera
- Type : GP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Maya 1
French-American opera singer, a coloratura who began her voice study at 21. A decade later, she made her American debut at the Met, where she reigned for 25 years. Pons became a U.S. citizen in 1940.
Starting her career as a pianist, she entered the realm of professional singing late. A star of numerous musical films in Hollywood since 1935, she had also made many gramophone recordings. Pons married Andre Kostelanetz 1938-1958.
She died 1/13/1976 of cancer, Dallas, TX.