Nellie Melba: Melbourne's mischief maker

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We normally talk about the hidden characters in Australian history. Dame Nellie Melba was far from that.
But while the opera singer's achievements are recognised in our cuisine and our currency, what's less known is her secret life as a prankster. Ben Oliver from Drinking History Tours tells the story. Like the show? Go to heraldsun.com.au/ibaw

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