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Catalogue: Special Commemorative Cancellations 2009
Lydia Lipkowska - 125th Birth Anniversary 2009

Lydia Lipkowska - 125th Birth Anniversary 2009
Wikipedia: Lydia Lipkowska - 125th Birth Anniversary 2009

Lydia [Yakolevna] Lipkowska (1882–1958) was a Russian operatic soprano. Born in Babino, she was trained at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. She was committed to the Mariinsky Theatre from 1906–1908 and again from 1911–1913. She was a member of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City from 1909-1911. Lipkowska's debut with the Metropolitan was as Violetta in La Traviata on November 18, 1909, with Caruso as Alfredo. She sang as a guest artist at the Boston Opera Company in 1909 and the Chicago Grand Opera Company in 1910. While in Boston, Lipkowska was honored by The Lenox Hotel, which put on its menu the "cup Lydia" and the "Souffle a la Lipkowska." She petioned a judge for an injunction against the hotel, claiming that the menu items were "injuring her reputation and holding her up to ridicule." In 1911 she made her debut at the Royal Opera House in London as Mimì in Giacomo Puccini's La bohème.  Read more..

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Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: April 28, 2009 Theme Theme: Famous People
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: V. Bogomaz
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: CS2009/22 Printer Printer: Unknown
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: SPS2009/22 Category Category: Special Cancellations
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Lydia Lipkowska - 125th Birth Anniversary 2009

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MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CS2009/22
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPS2009/22
Cancellation Dated From 28/04/2009
Cancellation Dated To  28/04/2009
Euro Value 3.00
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