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'Six-year-old Helen Porter just wanted to sing on stage. As a child, and then a teenager, she continued to pursue her dream of being a great opera star. In 1886, aged 25 she left Melbourne for the bright lights of London. Born Helen Porter Mitchel, she changed her name to reflect her Melbourne heritage. In 1887 Nellie Melba made her operatic debut. She went on to sing in all the great opera houses of Europe. During World War 1 Nellie Melba worked tirelessly holding many fundraising concerts for the war effort. Nellie Melba was the first great Australian diva.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Frenchs Forest, Killarney Heights - Frenchs Forest area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: New Frontier , 2011 .
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      Extent: 111p.
      Edition info: 1st ed.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • With historical advice from Sue Thompson -Curator of the Nellie Melba Virtual Museum (Trove record)
      ISBN: 9781921042645 (pbk.)
      Series: y separately published work icon Aussie Heroes New Frontier (publisher), Frenchs Forest : New Frontier , 2010- Z1760242 2010- series - publisher biography children's This Aussie Heroes series introduces primary-aged children to heroes who have made a contribution to Australian society. Each hero has helped others in need and in turn shaped history. An insightful look at the fascinating lives of great Australians (Libraries Australia).

Works about this Work

Untitled H. M. Saxby , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 55 no. 1 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of Dame Nellie Melba Gabiann Marin , 2011 single work biography
Untitled Russ Merrin , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 26 no. 1 2011; (p. 23)

— Review of Dame Nellie Melba Gabiann Marin , 2011 single work biography
A Box of Small Things Margaret Bromley , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 February 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Violet Mackerel's Brilliant Plot Anna Branford , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Ready, Steady ... Kaboom! Andrew Daddo , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Dame Nellie Melba Gabiann Marin , 2011 single work biography
Dame Nellie Melba by Gabiann Marin Vicki Stanton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , November 2010;

— Review of Dame Nellie Melba Gabiann Marin , 2011 single work biography
A Box of Small Things Margaret Bromley , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 February 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Violet Mackerel's Brilliant Plot Anna Branford , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Ready, Steady ... Kaboom! Andrew Daddo , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Dame Nellie Melba Gabiann Marin , 2011 single work biography
Untitled Russ Merrin , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 26 no. 1 2011; (p. 23)

— Review of Dame Nellie Melba Gabiann Marin , 2011 single work biography
Untitled H. M. Saxby , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 55 no. 1 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of Dame Nellie Melba Gabiann Marin , 2011 single work biography
Dame Nellie Melba by Gabiann Marin Vicki Stanton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , November 2010;

— Review of Dame Nellie Melba Gabiann Marin , 2011 single work biography
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