US 1940 Composer Edward Alexander MacDowell 5c. Scott. 882


US 1940 Composer Edward Alexander MacDowell 5c. Scott. 882


Series: Famous Americans Issue - Composers

Issued date: 13-05-1940 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 882
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 879
Michel (Germany): 478
Yvert et Tellier (France): 421

Dimensions (height x width):
29mm x 26mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Ultramarine
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Composer, Music, Famous People

Total print: 21,147,000 (estimate)

Description:- Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860-1908) was an American composer and pianist of the late Romantic period. He was best known for his second piano concerto and his piano suites Woodland Sketches, Sea Pieces and New England Idylls. Woodland Sketches includes his most popular short piece, "To a Wild Rose". In 1904 he was one of the first seven Americans honored by membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_MacDowell