1879 - Alda was born in Christchurch, New Zealand on May 31, 1879.
1886 - Started her singing career in light operettas in Melbourne.
1902 - Went to Europe for a promising career.
1904 - Had her singing debut as Manon in Massenet's "Manon" at the Paris Opera-Comique.
1906-1908 - Worked as a singer at La Scala for three seasons.
1910 - Married Giulio Gatti-Casazza.
1928 - She retires from singing and continued to do recordings and performances.
1941 - Married, Ray Vir Den who is ten years her junior.
1952 - Died on September 18, 1952.
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