Madame Nellie Melba [by Henry Frederic Reddall, 1894]

[Editor: A biographical article about Nellie Melba, published in Songs That Never Die, by Henry Frederic Reddall, 1894.] Madame Nellie Melba. Of all the talented and charming prime donne who delight the eyes and ears of the American public, Madame Melba is, without doubt, the leading favorite of to-day. This brilliant singer, who is gifted […]

Dame Nellie Melba [music videos]

Nellie Melba (born Helen Porter Mitchell, in Richmond, Victoria, on 19 May 1861) was a famous Australian opera singer, who performed in operas from 1887 to 1930 (although she had sung on the public stage from 1884, her operatic debut was not until 1887). She studied under Pietro Cecchi in Melbourne and then under Mathilde […]