Stepanova, Mariya Matveyevna
- Elizabeth Forbes
(b 1811 or 1815; d 1903). Russian soprano . Engaged at the Bol’shoy Theatre, St Petersburg (1834–46), she created Antonida in A Life for the Tsar (1836) and Lyudmila in Ruslan and Lyudmila (1842). She also sang at the Bol’shoy Theatre, Moscow (...