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Collection of papers relating to Dame Nellie Melba, 1911-1928 [manuscript]
Bib ID 659165
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Lemmone, John, 1861-1949
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1911-1928 
4 cm. 
Summary

Letters from Melba to Lemmone, Mabel Batchelor, a former pupil, and Sam Batchelor; program (1909), cards and photographs, including Melba and violonist Jan Kubelik; typed speech by Dr John Robertson, President of the Red Cross Society of Canada, in praise of Melba; notice of Melba's farewell, 1927; financial statements and news cuttings.

Biography/History

Flautist and composer. Toured overseas mainly with singers before returning to Australia in 1897 to become a concert manager. Friend, personal and business manager and associate artist of Melba from 1902.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 4832.

Related Material Associated materials relating to Dame Nellie Melba also held by the National Library of Australia at MS 1354, 1368, 1355, 1356, 1373, 846, 1496, 1529, 6900, and 5380. 
Subjects Lemmone, John, 1861-1949 -- Archives.  |  Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931.  |  Musicians -- Archives.
Time Coverage 1911-1928 
Occupation Musicians
Other authors/contributors Kubelik, Jan  |  Melba, Nellie, Dame, 1861-1931  |  Batchelor, Mabel  |  Batchelor, Sam

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