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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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1926: Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, 65, gave her final stage performance at Covent Garden, singing Mimi in La Boheme.
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?
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.
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.
The exhibition also features expatriate performers of Wagner's music, such as singers Nellie Melba, Marjorie Lawrence and Florence Austral, and pianist Bruce Hungerford, and explores some of Percy Grainger's ideas about Richard Wagner.
Who has landed the role of famed opera singer Dame Nellie Melba in Downton Abbey?
Producers say soprano Kiri Te Kanawa will appear in the upcoming fourth season as real-life diva Nellie Melba.
That form couldn't be working out better as the placed horses, Cono Zur and Dame Nellie Melba, have both won since.
She chaired the Victorian Orchestral Services Review and is currently on the Board of the St Vincent s Hospital Advisory Council, the Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust and the Victorian College of the Arts Foundation.
PEACH MELBA AUSTRALIAN opera singer Dame Nellie Melba was an inspiration to chefs who created both dessert Peach Melba and Melba toast in honour of the famous soprano who died in 1931.