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Nellie Melba

Dame Nellie Melba (Helen Porter Armstrong, née Mitchell) (1861–1931) was born in Australia and as a child studied piano, violin, and harp. Her 1887 operatic debut in Brussels was an enormous success and she continued to perform in Europe to great acclaim. She debuted at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1893 and remained there until 1910. Her pure voice was described as having a clarion, bell-like quality. Her recording career spanned from 1904 to 1926.

The following recordings featuring Nellie Melba are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Mi chiamano Mimì Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Nellie Melba 1907-03-24
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Mi chiamano Mimì Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Nellie Melba 1910-08-22
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Vissi d'arte e d'amor Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Nellie Melba 1907-03-24
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Vissi d'arte e d'amor Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Nellie Melba 1910-08-25
Vocalist - Soprano vocal D'une prison Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Nellie Melba 1909-01-01
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Salce, salce Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Nellie Melba 1910-08-25
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Ave Maria Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Nellie Melba 1910-08-25
Vocalist - Soprano vocal O soave fanciulla Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra Nellie Melba; Enrico Caruso 1907-03-24
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Air des bijoux Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Nellie Melba 1910-08-22
Vocalist - Soprano vocal Addio! Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Nellie Melba 1910-08-23