Dame Nellie Melba was born #onthisday 19th May 1861 A.D. and died 23rd February, she was a Australian Operatic Soprano.

Dame became one of the most famous singers of her era, during the Victorian era and part of the 10th century.

The first Australian to achieve an “International Regocingation” for classical musician.

She took the nickname Mebla from Melbourne her home town.

In her Whole career she only sang no more than 25 roles but this may have been closely identified as ten.

Nevertheless she was known for her performances in Italian and French but also Sang a little Germany Opera.

During the First World War, Mebla raised a Large sum of money for War charities. She returned to her home in Australia many times in the 10 century, to sing in opera and concerts, and had built a house near Melbourne. She was actively teaching singing in the Melbourne Conservatorium.

 

 

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