Melba | 1988

Music
A four-part "Great Performances" presentation dramatizing the life of world-renowned opera star Nellie Melba, whose career spanned 40 years beginning in 1885. The story follows Melba from her early days as a plantation ...more

Cast

... Nellie Melba

Actor (1988-1989)

... David Mitchell

Actor (1988-1989)

... Charles Armstrong

Actor (1988-1989)

... Pietro Cecchi

Actor (1988-1989)

... Aunt Lizzie

Actor (1988-1989)

... Sid Meredith

Actor (1988-1989)

... Lady Armstrong

Actor (1988-1989)

... Madame Mathilde Marchesi

Actor (1988-1989)

... Duc d'Orleans

Actor (1988-1989)

... Oscar Hammerstein I

Actor (1988-1989)

... George Armstrong

Actor (1988-1989)

... J C Williams

Actor (1988-1989)

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Synopsis

A four-part "Great Performances" presentation dramatizing the life of world-renowned opera star Nellie Melba, whose career spanned 40 years beginning in 1885. The story follows Melba from her early days as a plantation owner's wife in Australia to her stardom in the opera houses and courts of Europe. The drama explores the personal cost of Melba's decision to dedicate herself to music.

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Book as Source Material (1988-1989)

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