Dame Nellie Melba

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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.
Mohammed, founder of Islamic religion, died in Edward, the Black Prince, of Edward III of England, Australian opera singer Nellie Melba, 65, gave stage performance at Garden, singing Mimi Boheme.
Neill presents the first published exploration of the life and work of vocal teacher extraordinaire, Mathilde Marchesi (1821-1913), the career of her most famous pupil, Australian diva Nellie Melba, born Helen Porter Mitchell (1861-1931), and the resulting careers of her finest pupils.
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.
The legend goes that the famous Australian opera singer Nellie Melba, in London to perform, was invited as an honoured guest to dinner at The Savoy, where Escoffier was head chef.
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'.
She was a noted patron of the arts and friend to Oscar Wilde and Nellie Melba.
Other titles in the series include: Dame Nellie Melba, Professor Fred Hollows, Mary MacKillop and Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop.
As a credit, students will create another renowned Escoffier creation called Peaches Melba, named after Australian soprano Nellie Melba.