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Plaque to Helen Porter Mitchell (known as Dame Nellie Melba) who was married at the age of 21 to Charles Nesbitt Fredereick Armstrong by Reverend Charles Ogg in the manse adjoining this church in 1882.
Dame Nellie Melba GBE (19 May 1861 – 23 February 1931), born Helen Porter Mitchell, was an Australian opera soprano. She became one of the most famous singers of the late Victorian Era and the early 20th century due to the purity of her lyrical voice and the brilliance of her technique. Melba was the first Australian to achieve international recognition as a classical musician.
|Address:||Ann Street , Ann Street Presbyterian Church, Brisbane, 4000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.467854|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||22-December-1882|
|Actual Event End Date:||22-December-1882|