Nellie Melba’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 19, 1861

Death Date

Feb 23, 1931

Age of Death

69 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Feb 23, 1931


Opera Singer

The opera singer Nellie Melba died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Australian opera singer who was internationally recognized for her soprano voice and later became a singing teacher at the Melbourne Conservatorium.

She had a son with her divorced husband Charles Nesbitt Frederick.



The first rule in opera is the first rule in life: see to everything yourself.


Do everything yourself.


If I’d been a housemaid I’d have been the best in Australia – I couldn’t help it. It’s got to be perfection for me.


One of the drawbacks of fame is that one can never escape from it.


Always sing below your potential.