Dame Nellie Melba

AUTHOR : Gabiann MarinILLUSTRATOR : Rae DaleSix-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.PAGES : 128AGE : 9 - 13 yearsRELEASE DATE : 1st September 2010


ISBN : 978-1-921042-64-5PRICE : $14.99Buy Now

Leave a review of this book

Submit Review

Other Books You May Like

Explore Our Mini Series

Sign up for the latest news, events and competitions...
Content Managed by New Frontier PublishingWebsite Design & Hosting by Scaws