Sunday, 8 January 2017
Reba Rangan, the forgotten Australian opera star
Back in the first half of the 20th century, Melbourne-born Reba Rangan was one of Australia's most famous opera singers. She was a frequent performer in the United Kingdom and Australia, sometimes appearing with Dame Nellie Melba. But her hopes of international stardom were hampered when she needed to become her elderly mother's carer. Few Australians - even opera lovers - now remember the name Reba Rangan. Learn more about her in this biographical summary.