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Ann Blainey Brings Dame Nellie Melba to Life

Friday 21 April 2017

Ever wanted to know more about Australia’s legendary Dame Nellie Melba? Bendigo Library looks forward to welcoming author Ann Blainey to speak on her biography I Am Melba, which will enlighten audiences on Dame Melba’s remarkable life and career.

I Am Melba was the winner of the 2009 National Biography Award, shortlisted for the 2008 Age Book of the Year Award and was the most popular book in the 2009 State Library of Victoria's Summer Read program.

Mrs Blainey, wife of Professor Geoffrey Blainey, has enhanced Dame Melba’s story with new research. I Am Melba is her fifth biography and reflects her fascination with the story of one of Australia’s most famous and successful performers.

Mrs Blainey’s presentation will be at Bendigo Library on Thursday 11 May from 6-7pm. Book sales and signings will be available.

Entry is free and bookings are required.

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