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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.

Location

Address:Ann Street , Ann Street Presbyterian Church, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.467854
Long: 153.024317
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Arts
Actual Event STart Date:22-December-1882
Actual Event End Date:22-December-1882
Source: MA
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