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Happy birthday Dame Nellie
May 19 marks the 150th birthday of Dame Nellie Melba – Australia’s singing sweetheart.
The National Library of Australia has one of the largest collections of Dame Nellie material in the world.
The National Library of Australia acknowledges Australia’s First Nations Peoples – the First Australians – as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this land and gives respect to the Elders – past and present – and through them to all Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this website contains a range of material which may be considered culturally sensitive including the records of people who have passed away.