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Melba, Nellie

also:

 Armstrong, Helen Porter  married name (Source: 1)
 Mitchell, Helen Porter  birth name

Sanger, soprano, vocals, prima donna


born: 19 May 1861 Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria / state, Australia Source: 2  

born: - Burnley, Victoria / state, Australia Source: 3  
born: 1859 Source: 1  
born: 19 May 1861  

died: 23 Feb 1931  
died: 23 Feb 1931 Sydney, New South Wales / state, Australia Source: 2  
died: ------------ Melbourne, Victoria / state, Australia Source: 3  
died: - Lilydale, Melbourne, Victoria / state, Australia Source: 4  

date of Variety obit: 25 Feb 1931  

active: Baltimore, Maryland / state, USA  

debut with Paris Opera: 1889 Paris, France  

perf: 1893 Genova, Italy (Carlo Felice)  
perf: 00 Apr 1893 Genova, Italy (Carlo Felice)  

Berlin Philharmonic: debut as soloist/conductor: 06 Feb 1900  

perf: 1924 South Australia / state, Australia  
perf: 1924 South Australia / state, Australia  
perf: 1928 South Australia / state, Australia  
perf: 1928 South Australia / state, Australia  

The Music Sack has 234 items with information about Nellie Melba
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 1996

Namenregister

p. 1119-1276 In:
Annalen van de opera gezelschappen in Nederland 1886-1995
Amsterdam: Den Uitgave van Theater Institute Nederland, 1996, 1276 p.

Number of People : 13,049


 1995

Bruder, H.
Recordings Nellie Melba : the Complete Victor Recordings (1907-16) (Romophone, 3 CDs)
Opera Quarterly: 11:128-33 N4 1995
       notes

Number of People : 1


 1994

Drake, James A.
Ponselle : the seasons abroad
Opera Quarterly: 10:73-90 N4 1994
       notes
       Note: mid-1970s interview

Number of People : 1


 1993

Parte Quarta. Indice degli Artisti

p. 479-603 In:
Tanasini, Gino
Iovino, Roberto
Mattion, Beana
I palcoscenici della lirica : cronologia dal Falcone al nuovo Carlo Felice (1645-1992)
Genova: SAGEP, 1993, 606 p.

Number of People : 6,779


 1992

Innaurato, A.
Those demonic divas
Opera News 57:20-24+ Oct 1992
       il port

Number of People : 1


 1991

Addenda und Corrigenda zum Hauptwerk

p. 1133-1954 In:
Kutsch, Karl J.
Riemens, Leo
Grosses Sangerlexikon. Erganzungsband [I]
Bern: Francke, 1991, 2002 columns

Number of People : 4,103


 1991

Favia-Artsay, Aida
White gold in the Golden Age : recalling the sound of the de Reszke brothers and one possible reason for its splendor
Opera Quarterly: 8:44-61 N1 1991
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1991

Listener's gallery Un Ange Est Venu: Nellie Melba in French Song and Opera.
Nats Journal: 48:39-40+ N2 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Index

p. 295-369 In:
Holmes, Robyn
Through the opera glass.
A chronological register of opera performed in South Australia 1836 to 1988
Adelaide, South Australia: Friends of the State Opera of South Australia, 1991, 369 p.

Number of People : 2,928


 1991

Thomson, John Mansfield
The Oxford history of New Zealand music
Auckland: Oxford University Press, 1991, 315 p.

Number of People : 508


 1991

Music theatre and opera

p. 121 In:
Archer, Robyn
Potter, Michelle
A full house
The Esso Guide to the performing arts collections of the National Library of Australia
Michelle Potter with an introduction by Robyn Archer
Canberra, Australia: National Library of Australia, 1991

Number of People : 37


 1990

Green, L.
Some words about the great verismo singers
Opera Quarterly: 7:74+ N4 1990-1991

Number of People : 1


 1990

Marchand, Miguel Patron
100 grandes cantantes del pasado
Santiago de Chile: Editorial Andres Bello, 1990, 263 p.

Number of People : 100


 1990

Artist Index

p. 649-679 In:
Kelly, Alan
His Master's Voice; La Voix de son Maitre; the French catalogue.
A complete numerical catalogue ...
Compiled by Alan Kelly...
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1990

Number of People : 1,204


 1989 Source: 4

Paris, Alain
Dictionnaire des interpretes : et de l'interpretation musicale au XX siecle.
Paris: Robert Laffont, 1989

Number of People : 2,306


 1989

Godefroid, Philippe
Divines & divas
Paris: Editions Plumi, 1989

Number of People : 77


 1989

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 547-557 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1984-1987 : based on material ... 1984 AND 1987
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1989, 639 p.

Number of People : 20,297


 1989

Remy, Pierre-Jean
Covent Garden : Royal Opera House
Paris: Sand, 1989, 249 p.

Number of People : 19


 1989

James, J.
Peach of a diva : PBS miniseries salutes Nellie Melba
Opera News 53:44-5 Jan 7 1989
       port

Number of People : 1


 1988

Hiller, Carl H.
Schone Stimmen von damals : Aufnahmen von Enrico Caruso, Nellie Melba und Lotte Lehmann
Opernwelt 29:64 Dec 1988
       port

Number of People : 1


 1988

Duckenfield, B.
Sir Landon Ronald (1873-1938)
Musical Opinion 111:191-3 Jun 1988
       port

Number of People : 1


 1988

Artist Index

p. 435-462 In:
Kelly, Alan
His Master's Voice
La Voce del Padrone. The Italian catalogue. A complete numerical catalogue ...
Compiled by Alan Kelly...
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1988, 462 p.

Number of People : 1,268


 1987

Crutchfield, Will
Still more on the Mapleson cylinder
Opera Quarterly: 5:37-45 N4 1987-1988
       mus
       Note: Melba-Adams controversy

Number of People : 1


 1987

Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Grosses Sangerlexikon
Bern: Francke, 1987, 3452 columns in two volumes p.

Number of People : 6,910


 1987

Aspinall, M.
Hamilton, David
Correspondence
Opera Quarterly: 5:150-52 N4 1987-1988
       Note: Melba-Adams Mapleson cylinder controversy

Number of People : 1


 1987

Hamilton, David
The Mapleson Huguenots cylinder again
Opera Quarterly: 5:11-21 N1 1987
       facs il

Number of People : 1


 1986

Radic, Therese
Melba : the voice of Australia.
Basingstoke: Macmillan 1986. IX, 214 S.
       Mit Ill. u. Faks.

Number of People : 1


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Rowe, Marie E.
Nash, William P.
Music in the cabbage garden
The pioneers of music in Victoria
Edited by Marie E. Rowe
Melbourne: Innisfallen Press, 1986

Number of People : 47


 1986

Blanchard, Roger
Cande, Roland de
Dieux et divas de l'opera : de 1820 a 1950 grandeur et decadence du bel canto
Roger Blanchard et Roland de Cande
Paris: Plon, 1986, 478 p.

Number of People : 127


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1986

Kesting, Jurgen
Die grossen sanger
Dusseldorf: Claassen, 1986, 3 VOLS p.

Number of People : 261


 1986

Artist Index

p. 545-570 In:
Moran, William R.
Fagan, Ted
The encyclopedic discography of Victor Recordings. Matrix series : 1 through 4999.
The Victor ...
Compiled by Ted Fagan and William R. Moran
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1986, 648 p.

Number of People : 249


 1985

Schonberg, Harold C.
The glorious ones : classical music's legendary performers
New York: Times Books, 1985

Number of People : 38


 1985

Irvin, Eric
Dictionary of the Australian theatre 1788-1914
Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1985

Number of People : 39


 1985

Moran, William R.
Nellie Melba : a contemporary review.
Compiled with notes and discography by William R. Moran.
Westport, Conn., London: Greenwood 1985. XXII, 491 S.
       Mit Ill. u. Faks.
      (Series: Opera Biographies)
      (Series: Contributions To The Study of Music and Dance; 5)

Number of People : 1


 1985

Schonberg, Harold C.
The Glorious Ones : Classical Music's Legendary Peformers
New York: Times Books, 1985. xviii, 509, [1] p.
       illus. bib

Number of People : 21


 1984

Gattey, Charles Neilson
Foie gras and trumpets
About the House 6:48-53 N12 1984
       port
       Note: operatic gastronomes

Number of People : 1


 1984

Methuen-Campbell, James
Catalogue of recordings by classical pianists
Vol. 1 (pianists born to 1872)
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire: Disco Epsom Limited, 1984, 66 p.

Number of People : 109


 1984

Mordden, Ethan
Demented : the World of the Opera Diva
New York: Franklin Watts, 1984. 310 p.
       24 illus., 27-item bibliography, index.

Number of People : 27


 1984

Dyer, Richard
Puccini, his sopranos, and some records
Opera Quarterly: 2:63+ N3 1984

Number of People : 1


 1983

Leading Female Singers, 1671-1982

p. 345-348 In:
Pitou, Spire
The Paris opera.
An encyclopedia of operas, ballets, composers, and performers; genesis and glory, 1671-1715
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983

Number of People : 266


 1983

Emmons, S.
Voices from the past
Nats Journal: 39:30-34+ N5 1983
       biog port

Number of People : 1


 1983

Murdoch, James
A handbook of Australian music
Melbourne: Sun Books, 1983

Number of People : 541


 1983

Page, Tim
Nellie Melba : the LP transfer completed
High Fidelity/musical America Edition 33:86 Nov 1983
       Note: The American Recordings, 1907-16

Number of People : 1


 1982

Nellie Melba : the legend still lives.
South Melbourne. Victorian Arts Centre 1982. 12 S.
       Mit Ill.

Number of People : 1


 1982

Nanquette, Claude
Les grands interpretes romantiques
Paris: Fayard, 1982

Number of People : 54


 1982

Hiller, Carl H.
Schone Stimmen von damals : Nellie Melba
Opernwelt 23:48-50 N2 1982
       biog ports

Number of People : 1


 1982

Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Unvergangliche Stimmen Sangerlexikon
Karl J. Kutsch, Leo Riemens
Bern: Francke, 1982, 782 p.

Number of People : 3,755


 1982

[Orchestra Members]

The above item is part of :
Muck, Peter
Einhundert Jahre Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester. Darstellung in Dokumentation im Auftrag des Berliner Orchesters. Dritter Band
Die Mitglieder des Orchesters, die Programme, die Konzertreisen ...
Verfassst von Peter Muck
Tutzing: Verlegt bei Hans Schneider, 1982, 509 p.

Number of People : 5,035


 1982

Crisp, Deborah
Bibliography of Australian music
An index to monographs, journal articles and theses
Armidale, 1982, 260 p

Number of People : 197


 1982

Index

p. 313-343 In:
Keefer, Lubov Breit
Baltimore's music
The haven of the American composer
Baltimore: 1982, 343 p.

Number of People : 3,293


 1981

Sprod, George
Queen of bandits, queen of song
Quadrant, vol. 25, January-February 1981, p. 54-55

Number of People : 1


 1981

[article with discography]

The above item is part of :
Dennis, J.F.E.
The Record Collector [Volume 27]
Ipswich, Suffolk: J.F.E. Dennis, 1981

Number of People : 5


 1980

Konold, Wulf
Funktion der Stilisierung. Vorlaufige Bemerkungen zum Stilbegriff bei Mendelssohn.
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 3-7.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Konold, Wulf
Auswahldiskographie
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 153-159.

Number of People : 1


 1980 Source: 2

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Indice degli Interpreti

p. 497-573 In:
Frassoni, Edilio
Due secoli di lirica a Genova
Vol. II (dal 1901 al 1960 e appendici fino al 1978)
Genova: Cassa di Risprimio~ di Genova e Imperia, 1980, 654 p.

Number of People : 6,663


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Todd, R. Larry
An unfinished symphony by Mendelssohn.
Music and Letters. 61 (1980), S. 293-309.
       Mit 11 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Performer Index : Vocalist

p. 367- In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 6,282


 1980

Riern, Rainer
Werkverzeichnis
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 147-152.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Kohler, Karl-Heinz
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Krakow: PWM 1980. 175 S.
       Mit Bibliogr., Diskogr. u. Werkeverz.
       21 Taf.
      (Series: Monografie Popularne)

Number of People : 1


 1980

Riehn, Rainer
Auswahlbibliographie
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 160-176.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Metzger, Heinz-Klaus
Noch einmal : "Die erste Walpurgisnacht". Versuch einer anderen Allegorese.
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 93-96.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Riehn, Rainer
Das Eigene und das Fremde. Religion und Gesellschaft im Komponieren Mendelssohns.
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 123-146.
       Mit Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Konold, Wulf
Opus 11 und opus 107. Analytische Bemerkungen zu zwei unbekannten Sinfonien Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdys.
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 8-28.
       Mit 3 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Mayer, Hans
Emanzipation und Eklektizismus. Gedanken uber den "Lobgesang" opus 52 von Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Ein Brief an Heinz-Klaus Metzger und Rainer Riehn.
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 29-33.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Schumann, Robert
Riehn, Rainer
Metzger, Heinz-Klaus
Aufzeichnungen uber Mendelssohn.
Mit Anmerkungen von Heinz-Klaus Metzger und Rainer Riehn.
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 97-122.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Crum, Margaret
Catalogue of the Mendelssohn papers in the Bodleian Library, Oxford.
Vol. 1 : Correspondence of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and others.
Compiled by Margaret Crum.
Tutzing: Schneider 1980. XIV, 374 S.
      (Series: Musikbibliographische Arbeiten; 7)

Number of People : 1


 1980

Werner, Eric
Mendelssohn : Leben und Werk in neuer Sicht.
Zurich, Freiburg i. Br.: Atlantis 1980. 635 S.
       Mit Ill. u. Noten.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Hauser, Richard
"In ruhrend feierlichen Tonen". Mendelssohns Kantate "Die erste Walpurgisnacht".
Mit einem Exkurs : Goethes unvertonbarer Allvater.
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 75-92.
       Mit Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Zacher, Gerd
Die riskanten Beziehungen zwischen Sonate und Kirchenlied.
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 34-45.
       Mit Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Krummacher, Friedhelm
Zur Kompositionsart Mendelssohns. Thesen am Beispiel der Streichquartette.
Musik-Konzepte. 14/15 (1980), S. 46-74.
       Mit Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1979

Beechey, Gwilym
Mendelssohn's organ music.
The Organ. 58 (1979/80), S. 67 u. 69-89.
       Mit 3 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1979

Gattey, Charles Neilson
Queens of song
London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1979

Number of People : 5


 1979

Todd, R. Larry
[Review]
Notes. 36 (1979/80), S. 95-96.

Number of People : 1


 1979

Baxter, R.
Duelling divas
Fugue 4:24-5+ Dec 1979
       port

Number of People : 1


 1979

Melba gowns for Melbourne museum
Opera (England) 30:110 Feb 1979
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1978

Ewen, David
Musicians since 1900 : performers in concert and opera
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1978, 974 p.

Number of People : 432


 1977

Schang, F.C.
Visiting cards of prima donnas
New York: Vantage Press, 1977

Number of People : 38


 1977

Armstrong, Nellie (Melba)
On the science of singing : on the selection of music as a profession
New York: Da Capo, 1977

Number of People : 1


 1977

Moore, Jerrold Northrop
A Master of Records
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company 1977 [1st edition London, 1976 as A Voice in Time]. viii, 2411 p.
       24 Illus.

Number of People : 9


 1977

Hutton, Geoffrey
Admirable Stradivarius
Hemisphere, vol. 21, February 1977, p. 22-30

Number of People : 1


 1977

Scott, Michael
The record of singing to 1914
London: Gerald Duckworth, 1977, 243 p.

Number of People : 181


 1977

Bourgeois, Jacques
Gourret, Jean
Histoire de l'opera de paris 1669-1971 : Portraits de chanteurs
Preface de Jacques Bourgeois
Paris: Les Publications Universitaires, 1977

Number of People : 86


 1976

Dame Nellie Melba : the London recordings
Records and Recording, November 1976, p. 22-23

Number of People : 1


 1976

Colson, Percy
Dame Nellie Melba : the London recordings
Records and Recording, November 1976, p. 22-23

Number of People : 1


 1976

Sherman, Paul
Melba
Brisbane: University of Queensland Press, 1976

Number of People : 1


 1976

Scott, Michael
Dame Nelly Melba : the London recordings
Records and Recording, no. 20, November 1976, p. 22-23

Number of People : 1


 1976

Kurzhals-Reuter, Arntrud
Die Oratorien Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdys.
Untersuchungen zur Quellenlage, Entstehung, Gestaltung u. Uberlieferung.
Mainz. 1976. dissertation.
Tutzing: Schneider 1978. 251 S.
       Mit graph. Darst. u. Noten.
      (Series: Mainzer Studien zur Musikwissenschaft; 12)

Number of People : 1

More Details : (1 review)


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1975

Casey, Maie
Melba Revisited
Carnegie, Victoria: Graphic Reproduction, 1975

Number of People : 1


 1975

Casey, Maie
Melba re-visited.
Melbourne: Casey 1975. 30 S.
       Mit Ill.

Number of People : 1


 1974

Steane, John Barry
The grand tradition : seventy years of singing on record
London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1974

Number of People : 101


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Worbs, Hans Christoph
Zur Rezeption von Mendelssohns Musik in der 2. Halfte des 19. Jahrhunderts.
Bericht uber den Internationalen Musikwissenschaftlichen Kongress Berlin 1974.
Kassel 1980. S. 387-389.

Number of People : 1


 1973

Hetherington, John
Melba : a biography.
London: Faber 1973. 312 S.

Number of People : 1


 1973

Hetherington, John
Melba : a biography
New edition
London: Faber (new edition), 1973

Number of People : 1


 1972

Krummacher, Friedhelm
Mendelssohn, der Komponist. Studien zur Kammermusik fur Streicher.
Erlangen-Nurnberg. 1972. Habil. -Schr.
Munchen: Fink 1978. 612 S.
       Mit Noten.

Number of People : 1

More Details : (1 review)


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