Lemmoné, John (1861-1949)

Also known as
Lemmone, John
Lemmone, John (1861-1949)
Lemon, John (1861-1949)
Field of activity
composer; instrumentalist; business professional; Flautist; Composer
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Biographies

John Lemmone (1861-1949), flautist and composer, was born on 22 June 1861 at Ballarat, Victoria, son of John Lemon, originally Lamoni, a goldminer from Greece, and his English wife Mary, née Baker. Raised...

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Although best remembered as Nellie Melba's long time manager and friend, John Lemmone was a virtuoso flautist and composer of many pieces and studies for the flute. He grew up in Ballarat, first learning tin whistle and then fife, and at age twelve learning a flute that he bought with gold he had panned himself. He became a theatre musician for Lyster's Royal Italian Opera Company in Melbourne, and later made his solo debut along with Mrs Armstrong (Melba) and Mary Ellen Christian at a benefit concert for the conductor Carl Esasser in Adelaide in 1884. After returning to Melbourne to play in the orchestra of Williamson and Musgrove's theatrical company, an opportunity came for him to tour Australia and Asia as an obbligatist to soprano Amy Sherwin in the late 1880s. He subsequently toured with singers Janet Patey, Signor Foli and Charles Santley, and violinist Pablo Sarasate, never again playing in orchestras. In 1894 Lemmone went to London where he renewed his acquaintance with Melba, through whom he made many influential contacts, and gave recitals in venues as distinguished as the Royal Albert Hall. After developing skills in concert management, he acted as Melba's manager and associate artist for her 1902 Australian tour. In 1910 he scouted for singers for the Melba-Williamson season of 1911, then toured with Melba to New Zealand, America and Europe, and organised her fundraising concerts during the First World War. The longevity of their relationship has given rise to unproven speculation on it being more than platonic. Lemmone remained a consummate and spirited flautist after his retirement in 1927, and he made a number of recordings and gave recitals for broadcast. WH Paling and Co published his compositions for piano and during the 1910s and 1920s. He continued to play for recreation until his death.

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Resources by John Lemmoné (57)

  1. The flute music / John Lemmoné
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Sound : 1995 ]
    Languages: English;No linguistic content, [1 other]
    At 11 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.054)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 24.054)

  2. Minuet (caprice) : for flute solo with accompaniment for pianoforte / By John Lemmoné
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Printed music : 1918 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At 3 libraries
    Minuet (caprice) : for flute solo with accompaniment for pianoforte / By John Lemmoné
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.126)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 20.126)

  3. Dainty dance : caprice : flute solo with pianoforte accompaniment / by John Lemmoné
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Printed music : 1913 ]
    View online
    At 3 libraries
    Dainty dance : caprice : flute solo with pianoforte accompaniment / by John Lemmoné
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.898)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.898)

  4. A fantasy (impromptu) : for flute with accompaniment for pianoforte / by John Lemmoné
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Printed music : 1921 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At 3 libraries
    A fantasy (impromptu) : for flute with accompaniment for pianoforte / by John Lemmoné
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.837)

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  5. Graceful dance : for pianoforte / by John Lemmone
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Printed music : 1912 ]
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    Graceful dance : for pianoforte / by John Lemmone
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.676)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.676)

  6. Fantasie caprice : for flute solo with accompaniment for pianoforte / by John Lemmone
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Printed music : 1915 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content;English, [1 other]
    View online
    At 3 libraries
    Fantasie caprice : for flute solo with accompaniment for pianoforte / by John Lemmone
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.384)

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  7. Wind amongst the trees : reverie caprice for flute with piano accompaniment / by John Lemmone
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Printed music : 1918-1919 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content;English, [1 other]
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    At 2 libraries
    Wind amongst the trees : reverie caprice for flute with piano accompaniment / by John Lemmone
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.118)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.118)

  8. Serenade : for flute solo with accompaniment for pianoforte / by John Lemmoné
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Printed music : 1920 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
    View online
    At 3 libraries
    Serenade : for flute solo with accompaniment for pianoforte / by John Lemmoné
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.883)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.883)

  9. Valse de concert : for flute with accompaniment for pianoforte / by John Lemmone
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Printed music : 1909 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content;English, [1 other]
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    Valse de concert : for flute with accompaniment for pianoforte / by John Lemmone
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.868)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.868)

  10. Valse bluette : for piano solo / by John Lemmone
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Printed music : 1900-1986 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    Valse bluette : for piano solo / by John Lemmone
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18.663)

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Resources about John Lemmoné (12)

  1. [Biographical cuttings on John Lemmone, flautist and composer, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.797)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.797)

  2. [Biographical cuttings on John Lemmone, flautist and composer, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.722)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19.722)

  3. Dearest John : the story of John Lemmoné, flute virtuoso and Nellie Melba : Simson : master clarinettist : a search for the man and his music / Donald Westlake
    Westlake, Donald, 1931-
    [ Book : 1997 ]
    At 25 libraries
    Dearest John : the story of John Lemmoné, flute virtuoso and Nellie Melba : Simson : master clarinettist : a search for the man and his music / Donald Westlake
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.703)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17.703)

  4. Collection of papers relating to Dame Nellie Melba
    Lemmoné, John, 1861-1949
    [ Unpublished : 1911-1928 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.685)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.685)

  5. Programme, Dame Nellie Melba's farewell concert
    Melba, Nellie Dame, 1861-1931
    [ Unpublished : 1927 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.191)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7.191)

  6. The prince passes / E.W. Garside
    Garside, E. W
    [ Book : 1949 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.721)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 6.721)

  7. Mark Hambourg : the great pianist : [concert program], 1903
    [ Book : 1903 ]
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.533)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.533)

  8. Programme, Melba
    [ Unpublished : 1907 ]
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.211)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.211)

  9. Dame Nellie Melba concert : [concert program]
    Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931
    [ Book : 1921 ]
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.549)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.549)

  10. Melba tour, 1909
    Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931
    [ Book : 1902 ]
    At LINC Tas: SLT & TAHO
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.267)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.267)

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  1. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
    adb.anu.edu.au
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    • ... Lemmone, John (18611949) Lemmone, John (18611949) Born 22 June 1861 Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Died......adb.anu.edu.au/lifesummary/lemmone-john-7169.html...
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  3. Website: Victorian Arts Centre
    collections.artscentremelbourne.com.au
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  1. Melba, Nellie, (Dame) (-1931)
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    ... Dame Nellie Melba (1861-1931), prima donna, was born Helen Porter Mitchell on 19 May 1861 at ...
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  2. Paling, W. H., (William Henry) (1825-1895)
    Musician; Merchant; Philanthropist
    ... instruments and sheet music. Musicians such as John Lemmone and Nellie Stewart kept studios there, and ...
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  3. Kelly, F. S. (Frederick Septimus)
    ... limited residency in Australia, he maintained contact with Australian musicians such as John Lemmone and G ...
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  1. Photograph - Portrait of John Lemm...
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    Photograph -  Portrait of John Lemmone, flautist
  2. Photograph - John Lemmone, 1924
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  6. Record - Lo, Here the Gentle Lark ...
    The Gramophone ...
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  1. John Lemmone.
    The Tumut Advocate and Farmers and Settlers' Adviser (NSW : 1903 - 1925) Tuesday 19 March 1907 p 2 Article
    ... John Lemmone. As will be seen by our advertising columns, this fine company of distinguished artist ... in . Australia than the John Lemmone Go. A northern con temporary recently stated: " In our modest ... 282 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.307)

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  2. John Lemmone.
    The Evening Telegraph (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1901 - 1921) Monday 17 July 1905 p 2 Article
    ... John Lemmone. Orpheus,- with his flute is said, to have moved inanimate things to J commit all ... realms where all is delight-heaven itself. - John Lemmone is ' the Orpheus ol modern tiifi'ea. He arrived ... 1105 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.257)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.257)

  3. MR. JOHN LEMMONE.
    The Australian Star (Sydney, NSW : 1887 - 1909) Friday 3 August 1900 p 3 Article
    ... ., MB.' JOHN LEMMONE. The well-known concert manager and flautist, Mr. John Lemmone, lias 'just ... own fashion, came to the name of Mr. John Lemmone, and said:— "Thin (he was an Irishman) we have ... 168 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.67)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.67)

  1. Ave Maria [music] John Lemmone
    Lemmone, John
    [ Printed music : 1926 ]
    Languages: Latin
    At Veech Library
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.321)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.321)

  2. Dainty dance : caprice / John Lemmone
    Lemmone, John
    [ Printed music : 1913 ]
    At Monash Uni Library
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.295)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.295)

  3. Valse de concert : for flute with accompaniment for pianoforte / by John Lemmoné
    Lemmoné, John
    [ Printed music : 1909 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.246)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.246)

  4. Macbeth / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Audio book, Microform : 1597-2015 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Japanese;Italian, [27 others]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 228 libraries
    Macbeth / William Shakespeare
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.214)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.214)

  1. Beginning logic / E.J. Lemmon
    Lemmon, E. J. (Edward John)
    [ Book : 1965-1998 ]
    Languages: English;Undetermined, [1 other]
    Read online at Open Library/Internet Archive
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    At 41 libraries
    Beginning logic / E.J. Lemmon
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.22)

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  2. Macbeth / William Shakespeare
    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Audio book, Microform : 1597-2015 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Japanese;Italian, [27 others]
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    Macbeth / William Shakespeare
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.215)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.215)

  3. Family mediation practice / John Allen Lemmon
    Lemmon, John Allen
    [ Book : 1985 ]
    At 7 libraries
    Family mediation practice / John Allen Lemmon
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  4. Apes / written by Tess Lemmon ; illustrations by John Butler
    Lemmon, Tess
    [ Book : 1993 ]
    At 12 libraries
    Apes / written by Tess Lemmon ; illustrations by John Butler
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  1. John M Kennett
    John M Kennett
    Created by Trailblazer, 140 items.

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  2. Henry Portnoj 1895-1984
    Henry Portnoj 1895-1984
    Created by JFT1949, 127 items.

    Heinrich (Henry) Portnoj, 1895-1984, musician

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  3. Music resources theme - Instruments and instrumentalists - Woodwind
    Music resources theme - Instruments and instrumentalists - Woodwind
    Created by NLAmusic, 33 items.

    Flutes, piccoloes, oboes, cors anglais, saxophones, clarinets, bassoons, recorders and more: meet woodwind players and their music in this theme.

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  1. Lemmone, John
    Graeme Skinner
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    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
    [ Book, Audio book, Microform : 1597-2015 ]
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  3. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain
    Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
    [ Book, Audio book, Article : 1884-2015 ]
    Languages: English;Chinese;Vietnamese;Italian, [25 others]
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    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Mark Twain
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  4. John Diamond column; Opinion.(Features)
    Diamond, John
    The Times (London, England)
    [ Article : 1997-2000 ]
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  1. [Lemmone, John (flautist) : programs and related material collected by the National Library of Australia]
    [ Published : 1900 ]
    At National Library
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  2. Papers of Edward John Ward
    Ward, E. J. (Edward John), 1899-1963
    [ Unpublished : 1914-1963 ]
    At National Library
    Papers of Edward John Ward
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  3. John Smith (1832-1911) Papers
    Smith, John, 1832-1911
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  2. JFK
    Warner Home Video (Firm)
    [ Video, Map : 1991-2013 ]
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  3. Charting Louisiana : five hundred years of maps / edited by Alfred E. Lemmon, John T. Magill, and Jason R. Wiese ; John R. Hébert, consulting editor ; foreword by Mary Louise Christovich
    Hébert, John R
    [ Map, Book : 2003 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
    Charting Louisiana : five hundred years of maps / edited by Alfred E. Lemmon, John T. Magill, and Jason R. Wiese ; John R. Hébert, consulting editor ; foreword by Mary Louise Christovich
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  1. PROBATE JURISDICTION. In the will of Agnes Kelton Hall, late of Coogoe, near Sydney, in the State of New South Wales, married woman, deceased.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 23 March 1910 [Issue No.42] p 1779

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... )10, granted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales to John Lemmone, of Coogce aforesaid, the solo executor in ... before the 4th day of May, 11)10, ut the expiration of wliieh time the said John Lemmone will proceed to ... 254 words
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  2. IN the Supreme Court of New South Wales.—Probate Jurisdiction.—In the will of FRANK LEMMON, late of Woy Woy,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 11 December 1970 [Issue No.159] p 5024

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... , of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to Ellen Elizabeth Lemmon and Eric John Maunder, the ... IN the Supreme Court of New South Wales.—Probate Jurisdiction.—In the will of FRANK LEMMON. late of ... 122 words
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  3. NOTICE UNDER REAL PROPERTY ACT.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Wednesday 25 May 1910 [Issue No.84] p 2736

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... £th June, 1910:— No. 15,971. APPLICANT .—John Geoige Driver, North Sydney. LAND :—Municipality North Sydney ... roods 24 perches granted to John McLcrie; adjoining properties of G. Wagg and W. Monie, junior. No. 16 ... 399 words
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