Dame Nellie Melba

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Noun1.Dame Nellie Melba - Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931)Dame Nellie Melba - Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931)
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When a waiter brought me one, Sir Ken said: "What a beautiful day for Dame Nellie Melba to drop a choc ice down her tights and say, 'How's that for a knickerbocker glory?
Australia, of course, is home to John Farnham: pop music's answer to Dame Nellie Melba, who was known for an endless series of farewells stretching over the final decade of her life.
1926: Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, 65, gave her final stage performance at Covent Garden, singing Mimi in La Boheme.
To this end, they enlist, of course, a gypsy woman, who proceeds to revivify Dame Nellie Melba.
htm) currently include  pictures of explorer Douglas Mawson, astronomer John Tebutt, singer Dame Nellie Melba and commander John Monash.
On permanent display at The Savoy in London since May is a triptych of my drawings created in honour of Dame Nellie Melba for the patisserie 'Melba'.
Other titles in the series include: Dame Nellie Melba, Professor Fred Hollows, Mary MacKillop and Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop.
Mark Johnston had to settle for just the 216 winners in 2013, equalling his previous best, and Dame Nellie Melba can ensure the yard hits the ground running early this year at Southwell.
The Fibresand suits some horses better than others and Dame Nellie Melba showed she can act on it when winning by a hard-fought neck last month.
Downton Abbey featured a cameo from Dame Nellie Melba, the legendary opera soprano.
One new character for the fourth series will be singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, who plays real-life opera singer Dame Nellie Melba.
That form couldn't be working out better as the placed horses, Cono Zur and Dame Nellie Melba, have both won since.