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.
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.
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.
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
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