"Nellie Melba, World Renowned Soprano" 1903 Autographed Photograph! "Nellie Melba, World Renowned Soprano" In her lifetime, Dame Nellie Melba achieved international recognition as a soprano and enjoyed an unrivalled 'super-star' status within Australia.
Dame Nellie Melba the world famous soprano, was the owner of Coombe Cottage, Coldstream. Dame Melba was a friend to Walling although she never implemented Walling's plan for a water lily garden as the cost was apparently considered too high.
Guests outside the Hydro Majestic Hydro Majestic Hotel, Souvenir Menu Easter 1931 Notes: The domed iron roof of the Casino, constructed in was prefabricated and imported from Chicago. Dame Nellie Melba sang there on a number of occasions.