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.
2nd World Film Festival of Bangkok – Commemorative Cover 2004
The 2nd World Film Festival of Bangkok was held at EGV Metropolis Theatre from 15 to 24 Oct 2004. A Commemorative cover was issued by Thailand on 15 Oct 2004 to commemorate this event. The Four stamps used on the cover were released by Thailand in 1997 to mark 100 Years of Cinema in Thailand.
Thailand issued a pair of Se-Tenant stamps on the 50th Anniversary of Diplomatic relationships between Thailand and Argentina. The theme of the stamps issued on 02 Feb 2005 was Dances of two Countries- Tango Dance of Argentina and Klong Yao Dance of Thailand.
50th Anniversary Royal New Zealand Ballet – Swan Lake Ballet on Stamps
New Zealand issued a set of stamps on 05 Mar 2003 to mark 50th Anniversary of Royal New Zealand Ballet. One of the stamps depicts the Swan Lake Ballet.
Swan lake Ballet was originally composed by a Russian Pyotr IIyich Tchaikovsky in 1875-76. Despite initial failure it is now one of most popular of all Ballets. The scenario,initially in two acts was fashioned from Russian and/or German Folk Tales and tells the story of Odette, A Princess turned into a Swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse.
Tan Sri Datuk Amar Teuku Zakaria Bin Teuku Nyak Putih or P Ramlee (22 Mar 1929 -29 May 1973) was a film actor,director, singer,songwriter,composer and Producer. he made his acting debut in singapore in 1948 but later moved to Malaysia in 1964.He is regarded as prominent icon of Malay entertainment and fame even reached Brunei, Sumatra,Indonesia, Hong Kong & Japan. For his contributions he was given the titles of Tan Sri & Datuk Amar.
A set of Four stamps were issued on 24 Jul 1999 by Malaysia in his honour. A commercially used First day Cover is listed.