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    Explore the colour and spectacle of Australian opera and musical theatre, with a special feature on our most celebrated divas.

    Born Helen Porter Mitchell in 1861, soprano Dame Nellie Melba had the voice of an angel. Arguably the most famous Australian of her generation, she enjoyed an unrivalled 'super-star' status all over the world.

    Here you can view numerous portraits of Melba, see some of the music composed in her honour, and even hear recordings of her singing!

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  1. Dame Nellie Melba / H. Cazneaux
    Cazneaux, Harold, 1878-1953
    [ Photograph : 1922 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
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    Dame Nellie Melba / H. Cazneaux
  2. Home! Sweet home! popular ballad / words by J.H. Payne ; music by Sir Henry Bishop
    Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), 1786-1855
    [ Printed music : 1860-1869 ]
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    Home! Sweet home! popular ballad / words by J.H. Payne ; music by Sir Henry Bishop
  3. Oh! For the wings of a dove
    Melba, Nellie
    [ Sound : 1923 ]
  4. SONGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME
    Melba, Nellie
    [ Sound ]
  5. Australia / Joe Slater
    Slater, Joe, 1872-1926
    [ Printed music : 1906-1919 ]
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    Australia / Joe Slater
  6. Ave Maria (with cello & violin obligato) / composed by May Summerbelle
    Summerbelle, May
    [ Printed music : 1890-1899 ]
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    Ave Maria (with cello & violin obligato) / composed by May Summerbelle
  7. By the waters of Minnetonka : an Indian love song / music by Thurlow Lieurance ; words by J.M. Cavanass
    Lieurance, Thurlow, 1878-1963
    [ Printed music : 1914-1920 ]
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    By the waters of Minnetonka : an Indian love song / music by Thurlow Lieurance ; words by J.M. Cavanass
  8. Chanson d'automne / words by Paul Verlaine ; music by Rachel Pitt-Rivers
    Pitt-Rivers, Rachel
    [ Printed music : 1922 ]
    Languages: French
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    Chanson d'automne / words by Paul Verlaine ; music by Rachel Pitt-Rivers
  9. Arrival of Dame Nellie Melba at Cave Hill, estate of her father David Mitchell, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Arrival of Dame Nellie Melba at Cave Hill, estate of her father David Mitchell, 1902
  10. Dame Nellie Melba as Marguerite in "Faust" by Charles Gounod
    V & Co
    [ Photograph : 1900-1931 ]
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    Dame Nellie Melba as Marguerite in "Faust" by Charles Gounod
  11. Dame Nellie Melba interviewing girls for the 1928 opera season [?] Sydney Mail
    Sydney Mail
    [ Photograph : 1928 ]
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    Dame Nellie Melba interviewing girls for the 1928 opera season [?] Sydney Mail
  12. Dame Nellie Melba, Charles Mitchell(?) and kangaroo, Cave Hill pet, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Dame Nellie Melba, Charles Mitchell(?) and kangaroo, Cave Hill pet, 1902
  13. David Mitchell with his daughter Dame Nellie Melba, returning thanks at public reception at his estate Cave Hill, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    David Mitchell with his daughter Dame Nellie Melba, returning thanks at public reception at his estate Cave Hill, 1902
  14. Lemmoné, John (1861-1949)
    composer; instrumentalist; business professional; Flautist; Composer
  15. Melba / Falk
    Falk, B. J. (Benjamin J.), 1853-1925
    [ Photograph : 1896 ]
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    Melba / Falk
  16. The arrival of Dame Nellie Melba in processional drive at Lilydale, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    The arrival of Dame Nellie Melba in processional drive at Lilydale, 1902
  17. The brothers lullaby : J.K. Emmet's songs
    Emmet, J. K. (Joseph Kline), 1840-1891
    [ Printed music : 1874-1885 ]
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    The brothers lullaby : J.K. Emmet's songs
  18. The Melba valse / by Ch. Stephano
    Stephano, Ch
    [ Printed music : 1880-1899 ]
    Languages: English;No linguistic content, [1 other]
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    The Melba valse / by Ch. Stephano
  19. Melba valse / G. de Cairos Rego
    De Cairos-Rego, G. (George), approximately 1858-1946
    [ Printed music : 1898 ]
    Languages: No linguistic content
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    Melba valse / G. de Cairos Rego
  20. Wiegenlied : pour piano / par Una Bourne
    Bourne, Una, 1882-1974
    [ Printed music : 1900-1986 ]
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    Wiegenlied : pour piano / par Una Bourne
  21. Mme. Melba
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1907 ]
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    Mme. Melba
  22. Madame Melba [2]
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1890-1920 ]
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    Madame Melba [2]
  23. Madame Melba [3]
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1890-1920 ]
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    Madame Melba [3]
  24. Madame Melba [4]
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1890-1920 ]
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    Madame Melba [4]
  25. Madame Melba [5]
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1909 ]
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    Madame Melba [5]
  26. Madame Melba [7]
    [ Poster, chart, other : 1909 ]
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    Madame Melba [7]
  27. Madame Melba and party at St. Hubert's, residence of her father David Mitchell, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Madame Melba and party at St. Hubert's, residence of her father David Mitchell, 1902
  28. Madame Melba at Admiralty House, 12 December 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Madame Melba at Admiralty House, 12 December 1902
  29. Public reception for Dame Nellie Melba at Lilydale, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Public reception for Dame Nellie Melba at Lilydale, 1902
  30. Reading the Address of Welcome at public reception for Dame Nellie Melba at Cave Hill, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Reading the Address of Welcome at public reception for Dame Nellie Melba at Cave Hill, 1902
  31. Nellie Melba, 1896 / A. Dupont
    Dupont, A. (Aime)
    [ Photograph : 1896 ]
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    Nellie Melba, 1896 / A. Dupont
  32. Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba, 1893 / H.P.G
    Gill, Henry Pelham, 1855-1916
    [ Art work : 1893 ]
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    Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba, 1893 / H.P.G
  33. Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba [M.H. Livingston]
    Livingston, M. H. (Margaret Horne), 1843-1880
    [ Art work : 1880 ]
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    Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba [M.H. Livingston]
  34. Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba / Walter H. Barnett
    Barnett, Walter, 1862-1934
    [ Photograph : 1890 ]
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    Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba / Walter H. Barnett
  35. Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba
    [ Photograph : 1915 ]
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    Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba
  36. Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba / Reutlinger
    Reutlinger
    [ Photograph : 1900 ]
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    Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba / Reutlinger
  37. Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba / Edwin G. Adamson
    Adamson, Edwin G
    [ Photograph : 1927 ]
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    Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba / Edwin G. Adamson
  38. Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba and Frank [?] Spencer Shier
    Shier, Spencer, 1884-1950
    [ Photograph : 1920 ]
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    Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba and Frank [?] Spencer Shier
  39. Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba in New York, 1918 / Arnold Smith
    Smith, Arnold, photographer
    [ Photograph : 1918 ]
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    Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba in New York, 1918 / Arnold Smith
  40. Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba, 1927 / Spencer Shier
    Shier, Spencer, 1884-1950
    [ Photograph : 1927 ]
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    Portrait of Dame Nellie Melba, 1927 / Spencer Shier
  41. Portrait of Nellie Melba as 'Rosina' in the Barber of Seville / Reutlinger
    Reutlinger
    [ Photograph : 1890 ]
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    Portrait of Nellie Melba as 'Rosina' in the Barber of Seville / Reutlinger
  42. Portrait of Nellie Melba as 'Violetta' in La Traviata
    [ Photograph : 1888 ]
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    Portrait of Nellie Melba as 'Violetta' in La Traviata
  43. Presentation of illuminated address to Dame Nellie Melba at public reception at Cave Hill, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Presentation of illuminated address to Dame Nellie Melba at public reception at Cave Hill, 1902
  44. Presenting illuminated address to Dame Nellie Melba at public reception at Cave Hill, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Presenting illuminated address to Dame Nellie Melba at public reception at Cave Hill, 1902
  45. Public reception for Dame Nellie Melba at Cave Hill, estate of her father David Mitchell, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Public reception for Dame Nellie Melba at Cave Hill, estate of her father David Mitchell, 1902
  46. St. Hubert's, residence of David Mitchell, father of Dame Nellie Melba, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    St. Hubert's, residence of David Mitchell, father of Dame Nellie Melba, 1902
  47. Dame Nellie Melba singing National Anthem at Parliament House, Canberra, Royal Visit, 1927 / W.J. Mildenhall
    Mildenhall, William James, 1891-1962
    [ Photograph : 1901-1948 ]
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    Dame Nellie Melba singing National Anthem at Parliament House, Canberra, Royal Visit, 1927 / W.J. Mildenhall
  48. David Mitchell Junior, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    David Mitchell Junior, 1902
  49. Five kookaburras, Cave Hill pets, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Five kookaburras, Cave Hill pets, 1902
  50. Four unidentified people (three reclining) gathering water lilies at Cave Hill, estate of David Mitchell, father of Dame Nellie Melba, 1902
    [ Photograph : 1902 ]
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    Four unidentified people (three reclining) gathering water lilies at Cave Hill, estate of David Mitchell, father of Dame Nellie Melba, 1902