Saturday, February 27, 2010

Giuseppe Verdi


Giuseppe Verdi(1813-1901), eminent Italian Operatic composer, born in Le Roncole, near Busseto, Italy, on October 9, 1813; died in Milan on January 27, 1901.
2001 was the centennial anniversary of his death.
The following stamps/souvenir sheets were issued for this occasion.
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Albania


Bellini and Verdi:
Bellini-bicentennial of birth,
Verdi-centennial of death.

Antigua & Barbuda


Dominica, Commonwealth of


Gambia, The


Grenada


Grenada Carriacou





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Guyana


Italy


2001 - anniversaries of the following Italian composers.
Bellini(1801-1835), 200th birth,
Cimarosa(1749-1801), 200th death.
Spontini(1774-1851), 150th death,
Verdi(1813-1901), 100th death.

Liberia


Nabucco - stage scenes

Liberia


Maldives


Rigoletto - characters,
Duke,
Gilda,
Rigoletto

San Marino


Verdi's popular operas

Sierra Leone


St. Kitts


St. Thomas & Prince Islands


St. Vincent & Grenadines


Otello

Vatican, City of


Zambia


Falstaff,
Opera in 3 acts