Nellie Melba

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Birthday
19, 1861
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Feb 23, 1931 (69)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
19, 1861
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Feb 23, 1931 (69)

About

Australian opera singer who was internationally recognized for her soprano voice and later became a singing teacher at the Melbourne Conservatorium.

Before Fame

She studied music and played in concerts around Melbourne as a teenager.

Trivia

Although many people thought her voice was well-suited for Mozart, she never sang any of his work.

Family Life

She had a son with her divorced husband Charles Nesbitt Frederick.

Associated With

In 1907, she sang for Oscar Hammerstein I at his house in New York.