Saturday, November 26, 2016

Kyrgyzstan 2016 - Great Musicians

COUNTRY: Kyrgyzstan
ISSUE DATE: 8 September 2016
THEME: Sergei Prokofiev, Yehudi Menuhin,
Antonin Dvorak, Wolfgang A. Mozart
CIRCULATION: 8 000 each stamp including minisheet — 4 000  
STAMP SIZE: 46 х 27.5 mm
SHEET SIZE: 120 х 108 mm
STAMP DESIGN:Vladimir Melnic

The year 2016 marks anniversaries of great musicians of the world, who made invaluable contributions to the development of the musical culture of mankind: the 125th birth anniversary of the Russian composer S. S. Prokofiev, the 175th birth anniversary of the Czech composer A. Dvořák, the 100th birth anniversary of violinist and conductor Y. Menuhin and the 225th death anniversary of the Austrian composer W. A. Mozart. 

The KEP series consists of four stamps that depict the outstanding musicians of the world, whose anniversaries are celebrated this year. 

Besides the mentioned stamps, KEP also issues 4 postal cards, dedicated to the great musicians. These cards, together with the new stamp and a special pictorial first day cancellation, will be used to make four maximum cards.

100 KGS. Antonín Dvořák (1841 - 1904). The 175th birth anniversary. 

50 KGS. Yehudi Menuhin (1916 - 1999). The 100th birth anniversary. 

Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953). The 125th birth anniversary. 
100 KGS. Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756 - 1791). The 225th death anniversary.




Stamp images and description thanks to Kyrgyz Express Post