Dame Nellie Melba
The Savoy Hotel, Strand, Westminster, London

Dame Nellie Melba Image Source: Henry Walter Barnett

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Name: Dame Nellie Melba
Category: Singer

Person Summary:

Dame Nellie Melba (1861-1931).Australian Operatic soprano singer/

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Years of Residence: 1892 - Unknown
Source: http://historybuffet.com/escoffier-nellie-peche-melba/ & the book Escoffier:King of Chefs (By Kenneth James)

Residence Summary:

Dame Nellie Melba (1861-1931),Australian sporano Opera Singer,stayed here in 1893,where Escoffier,the famous resident chef,amde a special dessert for her: Peach Melba.Melba continued to stay in the Savoy during her London performances.

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The Savoy Hotel
United Kingdom

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The Savoy Hotel was opened in 1889 under the auspices of Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901),English Theatrical Impresario,who owned the Savoy Theatre (1881),next door. Since its opening,the Savoy Hotel has played host to a great many notable guests,from Singers of stage & screen,artists,actors,directors,musicians,politicians and many more.

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