Nellie Melba

1861 - 1931

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Dame Nellie Melba GBE (born Helen Porter Mitchell; 19 May 1861 – 23 February 1931) was an Australian operatic soprano. She became one of the most famous singers of the late Victorian era and the early 20th century, and was the first Australian to achieve international recognition as a classical musician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nellie Melba has received more than 630,103 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Nellie Melba is the 448th most popular singer (down from 442nd in 2019), the 66th most popular biography from Australia (down from 61st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Australian Singer.

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Among singers, Nellie Melba ranks 448 out of 3,541Before her are Magda Olivero, Cissy Houston, Dinah Washington, King Diamond, Jungkook, and Carly Simon. After her are Basshunter, Maggie Reilly, Jessye Norman, Luis Eduardo Aute, Ubol Ratana, and Ahmet Kaya.

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Among people born in 1861, Nellie Melba ranks 55Before her are James Mark Baldwin, Motilal Nehru, William Renshaw, Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia, Konstantin Korovin, and William C. Durant. After her are Elin Danielson-Gambogi, Prince Friedrich of Saxe-Meiningen, Emil Wiechert, Constantin Prezan, Nikolay Zelinsky, and Alexey Kaledin. Among people deceased in 1931, Nellie Melba ranks 50Before her are Eugene de Blaas, Princess Isabella of Croÿ, Salvatore Maranzano, David Bruce, Motilal Nehru, and Louise, Princess Royal. After her are Frederick Augustus II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Auguste Forel, Lujo Brentano, Prince Emmanuel, Duke of Vendôme, Nicolae Paulescu, and Osachi Hamaguchi.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Nellie Melba ranks 66 out of 790Before her are Ken Rosewall (1934), Peter Norman (1942), David Bruce (1855), Diane Cilento (1933), Morris West (1916), and John Howard (1939). After her are David Wenham (1965), Cassandra Harris (1948), Bill Mollison (1928), Harold Holt (1908), Sia (1975), and Miranda Otto (1967).

Among SINGERS In Australia

Among singers born in Australia, Nellie Melba ranks 4Before her are Joan Sutherland (1926), Kylie Minogue (1968), and Johnny Logan (1954). After her are Natalie Imbruglia (1975), Helen Reddy (1941), Dannii Minogue (1971), Lenka (1978), Tones and I (2000), Darren Hayes (1972), Iggy Azalea (1990), and Cody Simpson (1997).