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Melba, Dame Nellie [real name Helen Porter Mitchell]locked

  • J. B. Steane


Melba, Dame Nellie [real name Helen Porter Mitchell] (1861–1931), singer, was born on 19 May 1861 in Richmond, Australia, the eldest of seven children of David Mitchell and his wife, Isabella Ann Dorn, both of Scottish descent. Her father had emigrated to ...

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