Ludwig Van Beethoven -Stamps of Surinam on Beethoven
Ludwig Van Beethoven (Dec 1770-Mar 1827) was a German Composer and Pianist. A Leading and prominent figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Classical Music he remains one of the most recognised and influential of all Composers.
His best known compositions include 9 Symphonies, 5 Piano Concertos, 1violin Concerto, 32 Piano Sonatas, 16 String Quaterets, one opera Fidelio and great Mass the Missa solemnis.
Surinam issued a set of stamps on 25 Oct 1970 to commemorate Bicentenary of his birth. A First Day Cover with a miniature is listed.