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The Voice of Gold


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In October 1887 Nellie Mitchell adopted the name of Melba for her first public appearance in Brussels.
Derek Parker presents a portrait of this great Australian opera singer and introduces the recorded memories of some of the people who knew Dame Nellie Melba including:
Una Bourne, Sydney Cheyney, Peter Dawson, Lindley Evans, Dyneley Hussey,
Percy Grainger, William James, Beverley Nichols, Beatrice Oakley, Desmond Shawe-Taylor, Evan Senior and Helen Wood
Produced by Rosemary Hart
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Presenter: Derek Parker
Speaker: Una Bourne
Speaker: Sydney Cheyney
Speaker: Peter Dawson
Speaker: Lindley Evans
Speaker: Dyneley Hussey
Speaker: Percy Grainger
Speaker: William James
Speaker: Beverley Nichols
Speaker: Beatrice Oakley
Speaker: Desmond Shawe-Taylor
Speaker: Evan Senior
Speaker: Helen Wood
Produced by: Rosemary Hart

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