Nellie Melba

Nellie Melba

Australian soprano
The eternal task of song can never be finished in a single lifetime. That is the beauty and fascination of the art. Once you begin to phrase finely, you will feel more joy in the beautiful finish of a beautiful phrase than that caused by the loudest applause of an immense audience. The latter excites for a moment; the former endures forever.More Nellie Melba quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One of the drawbacks of Fame is that one can never escape from it.More Nellie Melba quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You won’t be famous until people start saying the worst things they can about you. Don’t worry! It’s a good sign!More Nellie Melba quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Nellie Melba quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The first rule in opera is the first rule in life: see to everything yourself.More Nellie Melba quotes [07/28/2011 04:07:45]

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