|On 1 March 2010, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a postage stamp with the title Bicentenary of the Birth of Fryderyk Chopin. The issue comprises one stamp, with an associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Vitaliu Pogolşa. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.|
ABOUT THE THEME
Frédéric François Chopin (/ˈʃoʊpæn/; French pronunciation: [fʁe.de.ʁik ʃɔ.pɛ̃]; 22 February or 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849), born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, was a Romantic-era Polish composer. A child prodigy, Chopin was born in what was then the Duchy of Warsaw. He grew up in Warsaw, which after 1815 became part of Congress Poland, and there completed his musical education and composed many of his works before leaving Poland, aged 20, less than a month before the outbreak of the November 1830 Uprising. Read more..
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Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)