Nellie Melba(1861-1931), Opera singer
Dame Nellie Melba (Helen Porter Mitchell)
Sitter in 24 portraits
Australian-born operatic soprano; made her debut at Covent Garden in Lucia di Lammermoor (1888) and maintained a brilliant career, singing for Verdi, Puccini and Saint-Saens and in all the major opera houses of the world.
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