Stamps on 250th Birth Anniversary of Beethoven – Romania 2020
Ludwig von Beethoven (17 Sep 1770- 26 Mar 1827) was a German composer and Pianist.He was born in Bonn and died in Vienna. He remains one of the most recognised and influential composers.His best known compositions include 9 Symphonies,5 Piano Concertos, 1 Violin Concerto, 32 Piano Sonatas, 16 string quartets, a mass the Missa solemnis and an Opera Fidelio.He worked with Neefe as assistant Court organist in Bonn between 1783 to 1785 In 1786 he moved to Vienna .
Romania issued a set of two stamps on 28 Jul 2020 to mark 250th Birth Anniversary of Beethoven.
First Day Cover – The FDC is listed .It features a fragment from Symphony 5 in C minor, next to Musicians Signature.
In fact Beethoven in his latter years of life, became unable to hear his own symphony. It was due to a mysterious symptom he had developed.
What a legend!!