West Of Ireland Landscape Paintings on Stamps – Paul Henry.

West Of Ireland Landscape Paintings on Stamps – Paul Henry.

Paul Henry ( 11 Apr 1876 – 24 Aug 1958) was an Irish Painter renowned for depicting West of Ireland Landscapes in his paintings. Ireland issued a strip of four stamps on 17 Apr 2008 to mark his 5oth Death Anniversary . The paintings feature A Connemara village with mountains in the background as part of West of Ireland Landscape.

IRELAND PAINTINGS PAUL HENRY
IRELAND PAINTINGS 2008 -PAUL HENRY

Chinese Musical Instruments -Taiwan -1976

Chinese Musical Instruments -Taiwan -1976

Taiwan issued a set of Stamps in 1976 & 1977 on Chinese Musical Instruments.

Issue Date -11 Feb 1976 -4v

Issue Date – 21 Jun 1977 -4v

TAIWAN MUSIC INSTRUMENTS
TAIWAN MUSIC INSTRUMENTS 1976

 

Swedish Film History – Miniature Sheet Sweden 1981.

Swedish Film History – Miniature Sheet Sweden 1981.

Sweden Issued a Miniature Sheet on 10 Oct 1981 containing five stamps. The Theme of the miniature sheet was Swedish Film History. The Films featured on stamps are

1.50 Kr – Olof Ahs in “Phantom Carriage” from Victor Sjostrom – engraved by Majvor Franzen-Matthews.

1.50 Kr- Ingrid Bergman & Gosta Ekman in “Intermezzo” from Gustaf Molander – engraved by Ame Wallhorn.

1.65 Kr – Greta Garbo in “The Saga of Gosta Berling” from Mauritz- engraved by Czeslaw Slania.

1.65 Kr – Stig Jarrel & Alf Kjelin in “Torment” from Ingmar Bergman -engraved by Czeslaw Slania.

2.40 Kr -Kari Sylvan and Harriet Andersson in “Cries and Whispers ” from Ingmar Bergman -engraved by Czeslaw Slania.

SWEDEN MS CINEMA
SWEDEN MS 1981 – SWEDISH FILM HISTORY

Brazilian Composers on Stamps – Brazil 1993.

Brazilian Composers on Stamps – Brazil 1993.

Brazil issued a set of two stamps on Composers and Writers on 19 Oct 1993.

Marcus Vinicius da Cruz e Mello Moraes ( 19 Oct 1913- 09 Jul 1980). He was nicknamed O Poetinha and was a Brazilian Poet, Lyricist, essayist & Playwright. He also composed bossa nova music. A stamp was issued to mark his 80th Birth Anniversary. The stamp also showed a Girl from Ipanema in the background.

Alfredo da Rosa Viana Jr. ( 23 Apr 1897 – 17 Feb 1973) better known as Pixinguinha was a composer, arranger, flautist and Saxophonist born in Rio . He is considered as one of the greatest Brazilian Composers of popular music known as Choro. His well-known Choro works are “Carinhoso”, “Gloria”, “Lamento” and “Um a Zero”. The stamp features Pixinguinha playing the Saxophone. The stamp was issued on his 20th Death Anniversary.

BRAZIL MUSIC
BRAZIL 1993 -COMPOSERS

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Marilyn Monroe on Stamps – Montserrat 1995

Marilyn Monroe on Stamps – Montserrat 1995

Monserrat issued a sheetlet of  Nine stamps on 13 Jun 1995 to commemorate 100 Years of Cinema. The Stamps featured Hollywood Actress Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962). Two stamps are listed.

MONTSERRAT MARILYN MONROE
MONTSERRAT 1995 – MARILYN MONROE

Barbados Festivals – Sheet of Barbados 2003

Barbados Festivals – Sheet of Barbados 2003

Barbados issued a sheet of 8 stamps with  Label on Barbados Festivals. The Sheet was issued on 24 Nov 2003 and contained all stamps in 45c denomination. The festivals featured are

45c -Oistins Fish Festival.Fisherman hauling in the catch.

45c – Barbados Jazz Festival. Saxophonist

45c – Crop over Festival. Costumed Man & Woman.

45c – National Independence Festival of Creative Arts.Dancers

45c – National Independence Festival of Creative Arts.Choir

45c – Crop over Festival. Three people in Costume.

45c – Barbados Jazz Festival.Bassist.

45c – Oistins Fish Festival. Fishboning.

MS BARBADOS FESTIVAL
MS BARBADOS FESTIVAL 2003- JAZZ FESTIVAL,CROP OVER FESTIVAL

 

 

American Big Band Leaders – Stamps of USA 1996

American Big Band Leaders – Stamps of USA 1996.

The USA issued a set of four stamps on 11 Sep 1996 on Big Band Leaders. The Band leaders featured on stamps are

32c – Count Basie – Pianist and Bandleader.

32c – Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey – Bandleaders.

32c – Glenn Miller – Trombonist and Bandleader.

32c – Benny Goodman – Clarinetist and Bandleader.

USA BIG BANDLEADERS 1996