Famous Australian Opera Singers

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Nellie Melba
(Opera Singer)
Nellie Melba
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Birthdate: May 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond
Died: February 23, 1931

Nellie Melba was an Australian singer. One of the most popular singers of the early 20th century, Melba was the first Australian classical musician to achieve international recognition. Also known for her charity work during the First World War, Nellie Melba was made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1918.

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Joan Sutherland
(Australian Opera Singer)
Joan Sutherland
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Birthdate: November 7, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: October 10, 2010

Australian soprano Joan Sutherland was exposed to music at an early age, being the daughter of a singer. Trained in voice and the piano by her mother, she made her debut as Dido in Dido and Aeneas. The first Australian to earn a Grammy, she was also awarded the DBE.

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Kate Miller-Heidke
Kate Miller-Heidke
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Birthdate: November 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gladstone Central, Australia

Award-winning Australian singer Kate MillerÔÇÉHeidke specializes in both contemporary pop and classical music. Apart from releasing multi-platinum hits such as Last Day on Earth, she has also composed the opera Rabbits and performed at various international music festivals. Her album O Vertigo! became the fastest crowdfunded project on Pledge.

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Mirusia Louwerse
(Australian Opera Singer)
Mirusia Louwerse
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Birthdate: March 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brisbane
Mirusia Louwerse is an Australian opera singer who has released a couple of platinum-certified albums. Nicknamed The Angel of Australia, Louwerse is also renowned for her charity work. Since 2010, Mirusia Louwerse has taken part in numerous charity concerts to raise money for the ACMF.
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Marina Prior
(Australian Actress and Opera Singer)
Marina Prior
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Birthdate: October 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Port Moresby

Marina Prior is an Australian actress and opera singer. She achieved popularity in the early-1990s when she portrayed Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera. Best known for her contribution to musical theatre in Australia, Marina Prior is the recipient of several prestigious awards, such as the Green Room Awards and the Australian Entertainment Mo Awards.

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Danielle de Niese
(Australian-American Opera Singer)
Danielle de Niese
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Birthdate: April 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Melbourne

Danielle de Niese is an Australian-American opera singer. After winning singing competitions in Australia as a young child, De Niese moved to America, where she pursued an operatic career. She achieved international fame in 2005, when she played Cleopatra in George Frideric Handel's Giulio Cesare at Glyndebourne, England.

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Eva Mylott
(Australian Opera Singer)
Eva Mylott
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Birthdate: February 27, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tuross Head, New South Wales, Australia
Died: March 20, 1920

Eva Mylott was an Australian opera singer. A protégé of Nellie Melba, Mylott moved to England with the former in 1902 in order to pursue her career as an opera singer outside Australia. In 1917, Eva Mylott married an American businessman named John Hutton Gibson and is best remembered as the paternal grandmother of American actor Mel Gibson.

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Mark Vincent
(Australian Opera Singer and Humanitarian)
Mark Vincent
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Birthdate: September 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Caringbah

Mark Vincent is an Australian opera singer who achieved popularity in 2009, when he won the popular reality TV contest, Australia's Got Talent. Over the course of his career, Vincent has won several prestigious awards, including the Australian Entertainment Mo Awards. A committed supporter of Save Our Sons, Mark Vincent is also known for his philanthropic efforts. 

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June Bronhill
(Australian Opera Singer and Actress)
June Bronhill
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Birthdate: June 26, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Broken Hill, Australia
Died: January 24, 2005

June Bronhill was an Australian opera singer and actress. She is best remembered for playing Hanna Glawari in an operetta titled The Merry Widow. Apart from portraying prominent roles in operetta, June Bronhill also played important roles in musical theatre and light opera.