Gems and Minerals of Pakistan – Stamps -2014

Gems and Minerals of Pakistan – Stamps -2014

Pakistan Post issued a set of 08 stamps on Gems and Minerals of Pakistan on 11 Dec 2014. The Minerals and Gems featured on stamps are

Apatite , Aquamarine ,Black Tourmaline ,Garnet , Epidot , Vesvaunite,Topaz & Sphene.

FDC PAK GEMS & MINERALS
FDC PAKISTAN GEMS & MINERALS 2014

 

 Art of Danube School -Stamps of Austria -1967

Art of Danube School -Stamps of Austria -1967

Austria issued a stamp on 17 May 1965. The theme was  Art of Danube School. The stamp featured “Holy George” ,sculpture of Seitenstetten Benedictine Abbey.

FDC AUSTRIA  ART of DANUBE SCHOOL -1965
FDC AUSTRIA ART of DANUBE SCHOOL -1965

Gothic Art -Stamps of Austria -1967

Gothic Art -Stamps of Austria -1967

Austria issued a stamp on 19 May 1967. The theme was Gothic Art. The stamp featured Virgin of Mercy in Frauenstein Church ,Wood Sculpture.

FDC AUSTRIA GOTHIC ART
FDC AUSTRIA GOTHIC ART

International Year of Mozart in Israel -1991

International Year of Mozart in Israel -1991

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 Jan 1756 – 5 Dec 1791) was born in Vienna ,Austria.He was an influential composer of classical era.He composed more than 600 works which included Symphonies,Concertos and Operas.

The Year 1991 which was 200th Death Anniversary of Mozart was celebrated as International Year of Mozart in Israel. A stamp was issued by Israel on Mozart on 02 Dec 1991.It features Mozart and Score of Dan Giovanni.

MOZART
INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF MOZART IN ISRAEL – 200TH DEATH ANNIVERSARY MOZART -1991

Baroque Art – Stamps of Luxembourg – 1977

Baroque Art – Stamps of Luxembourg – 1977

Baroque art is a highly ornate and extravagant style of  architecture, art, music and sculpture that flourished in Europe from 1590 to 1720.
Luxembourg issued a set of two stamps 15 Sep 1977 on Baroque Art. The stamps feature

6 Franc – 18th century Statue of St Gregory the Great by Jean-Georges Scholtus.

12 Franc – 18th century Statue of St Augustine by Jean-Georges Scholtus.

FDC LUXEMBOURG BAROQUE ART
FDC LUXEMBOURG BAROQUE ART

Stamps on Music Composers – GDR 1985

Stamps on Music Composers – GDR 1985

The erstwhile German Democratic Republic (GDR) issued a miniature sheet with three stamps paying tribute to three great music composers.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)– German composer and musician of Baroque period.He is known for his instrumental compositions such as Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg variations as also for his vocal compositions such as St Mathew Passion and Mass in B Minor.

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)-German -British Baroque period composer.He is well known for his operas,oratorios, anthems and organ concertos. Coronation anthems performed at all coronations since George II.Other famous works include water Music, Messiah.

Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672)-German composer and organist,most important composer of 17th Century before Bach came on the scene. He wrote the first German Opera Dafne performed at Torgau in 1627.

MS GDR MUSIC
MINIATURE SHEET ISSUED BY GDR ON THREE GREAT MUSIC COMPOSERS -BACH,HANDEL & SCHUTZ

Stamps on Opera Singers – Nicaragua 1975

Stamps on Opera Singers – Nicaragua 1975

Nicaragua issued a set of Stamps on Opera Singers on 22 Jan 1975. The 3c stamp features Lotte Lehmann as Princess in “The Cavalier of the Rose”.

Charlotte “Lotte ” Lehmann (27 Feb 1888- 26 Aug 1976) was a German Soparno associated with German repertory. She gave memorable performances in operas of Richard  Strauss,Richard Wagner,Ludwig Van Beethoven,Puccini,Mozart and Massenet.

NICARAGUA OPERA SINGERS
STAMPS OF NICARAGUA ON OPERA SINGERS -LOTTE LEHMANN-1975