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

Symbol of Love – Stamps on Roses Thailand 2015-Valentines Day

Symbol of Love Stamps on Roses Thailand 2015

Thailand issued a stamp on 09 Feb 2015 on theme Symbol of Love and Valentine’s day. It was printed with perfumed ink and rose variety named “Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn” depicted to mark 60th Anniversary of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

ROSES THAILAND
PRINCESS MAHA CHAKRI SIRINDHORN ROSESTAMPS OF THAILAND 2015

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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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

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

European Year of Music Stamps -Spain 1985

European Year of Music Stamps -Spain 1985

Spain issued stamps to commemorate European Year of Music in 1985. A stamp was issued on Fernando Sor on 26 Jun 1985. Fernando Sor (1778-1839) was a Spanish classical Guitarist and Composer. A FDC is listed

SPAIN FDC MUSIC
SPAIN FDC 1985-EUROPEAN YEAR OF MUSIC – FERNANDO SOR