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The girl's name Melba Created from the surname by opera singer Nellie Melba (1861-1931). This was a stage name which she got from the name of the city Melbourne, where she was born.
Melba Name also appears in following Origin(s): English
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an American country music singer. She is best known for duet hit recordings in the 1960s, with legendary country music singer, George Jones.However, Melba Montgomery was a successful solo artist in her own right in the 1970s. Her best-known solo hit is th
legendary Australian opera soprano and one of the most famous sopranos, was the first Australian to achieve international recognition in the form. She and Dame May Whitty both became the first entertainers to become a Dame of the Order of the British Empire in 1918.In 1886, she travelled to Europe with her family in an attempt to begin a musical career. With no success in London (although promised parts by Sir Arthur Sullivan), she continued to Paris where a prominent music teacher, Madame Mathilde Marchesi, agreed to tutor her. Melba's first starring role (as Gilda) was at the ThÃ©Ã¢tre de la Monnaie, Brussels and she returned to London to Lady de Grey's patronage, ensuring her success with the aristocratic audience at Covent Garden.