Nellie Melba

Nellie Melba
Nellie Melba

Nellie Melba, actually Helen Porter Armstrong, geb. Mitchell, (* 19. May 1861 in smelling moon with Melbourne; † 23. February 1931 in Sydney) was an Australian opera singer.

life

from 1887 to 1926 celebrated it world-wide sensational successes as Koloratursopranistin with an unusually large being correct extent, particularly in opera roles of Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini and smelling pool of broadcasting corporations Wagner.

1918 were lent to Nellie Melba by the English crown of the titles of nobility lady. The cook Augusts Escoffier dedicated its 1926 the Dessert to peach Melba.

literature

  • Nellie Melba, Melodies and MEMORies, 1926

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