First Day Cover 2019- Mahamati Prannath – India

First Day Cover 2019- Mahamati Prannath – India

India Post issued a stamp of Rupees Five denomination on 25 Jan 2019. It featured a religious personality Mahamati Prannath (1618-1694) who belonged to Pranami Sampraday. He wrote Kuljam Swarup or Tartam Sagar. A  FDC with stamp is listed.

INDIA FDC PRANNATH JAN 2019
INDIA FDC JAN 2019 – MAHAMATI PRANNATH
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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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Stamps on Mozart -Sweden 2006

Stamps on Mozart -Sweden 2006

Sweden issued a set of stamps on composers on 07 Sep 2006. The Composers featured are

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( 1756-1791).His music was barely known outside German-speaking nations during his lifetime. He lived and worked in Stockholm during King Gustav III reign. No face value but sold for 5.50kr

J M Kraus ( 1756 – 1792). Promoted Mozart’s music. A grand Parliament March presented by Kraus to King Gustav III was similar to a march from Mozart’s opera Idomeneo. No face value but sold for 5.00 Kr

C M Bellman ( 1740- 1795). He used to often receive assistance from Kraus for transferring his songs onto manuscript paper.No face value but sold for 4.80 Kr

SWEDEN FDC MOZART
SWEDEN FDC 2006 -COMPOSERS

Shakespeare Festival -Stamps of Great Britain 1964

Shakespeare Festival -Stamps of Great Britain 1964

Great Britain issued a set of Five stamps on Shakespeare Festival on 23 Apr 1964. It also marked the 400th Birth Anniversary of William Shakespeare. The plays featured on stamps are

3d- Puck & Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

6d – Feste in Twelfth Night.

1’3 sh – Balcony Scene in Romeo & Juliet.

1’6 sh- “Eve of Agincourt” in Henry V

2’6 sh – Hamlet contemplating Yorick’s Skull.

GB FDC SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
GB FDC 1964 SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

 

Theatre Plays of Shakespeare on Stamps – Liberia 1987

Theatre Plays of Shakespeare on Stamps – Liberia 1987

Liberia issued a sheetlet of eight stamps on William Shakespeare (1564-1616) plays. The stamps were issued on 06 Nov 1987. The plays featured are

3c -Othello                6c -Romeo & Juliet         10c – The Merry Wives of Windsor

15c – Henry IV         31c – Hamlet                    60c- Macbeth

80c – King Lear        2$ – William Shakespeare and Globe Theatre.

LIBERIA MS SHAKESPEARE PLAYS
LIBERIA MS SHAKESPEARE PLAYS 1987

Stars and Film Directors of 20th Century on Stamps – Great Britain 1985

Stars and Film Directors of 20th Century on Stamps – Great Britain 1985

Great Britain issued a set of Five Stamps on Stars and Film Directors of 20th Century on 08 Oct 1985. The Film Personalities featured on stamps are

17p – Peter Sellers (1925-1980).Actor, Comedian, Pink Panther fame

22p- David Niven (1910-1983).Actor,Pink Panther, Around the World in 80 Days

29p – Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977).Actor, Greatest Comedian

31p – Vivien Leigh (1913-1967). Actress, Gone with the Wind.

34p – Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980).Film Director

GB FDC BRITISH FILMS
GB FDC 1985- FILM PERSONALITIES

Chinese Classical Poetry -Stamps of Taiwan 1992

Chinese Classical Poetry -Stamps of Taiwan 1992

Taiwan issued a set of four stamps on Chinese Classical Poetry on 08 Aug 1992.

3.50 $ – Brotherly affection Ku Shih

3.50 $ – Tender Love between Husband and Wife  Ku Shih

3.50 $ – Friendly Sentiments Ku Shih

3.50 $ – Patriotic Feeling  Ku Shih

TAIWAN FDC CLASSIC POETRY
TAIWAN FDC 1992 -CLASSIC POETRY