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Catalogue: Special Commemorative Cancellations 2020
Maria Cebotari - 110th Birth Anniversary 2020

Maria Cebotari - 110th Birth Anniversary 2020
Wikipedia: Maria Cebotari - 110th Birth Anniversary 2020

Maria Cebotari (original name: Ciubotaru, 10 February 1910 – 9 June 1949) was a celebrated Bessarabian-born Romanian and Austrian soprano and actress, one of Germany's greatest opera and singing stars in the 1930s and 1940s. Beniamino Gigli considered Cebotari one of the greatest female voices he ever heard. Maria Callas was compared to her and Angela Gheorghiu named Maria Cebotari among the artists she admires the most. Her funeral was "one of the most imposing demonstrations of love and honor any deceased artist has ever received" in the history of Vienna, with thousands of people attending.  Read more..

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Born in Chișinău (Bessarabia at the time), Maria Cebotari sang in the greatest operas - Vienna, Salzburg, Berlin - in particular works by Strauss, before dying (of cancer) in full glory at 39 years old only. This cancellation, issued by the main post office of Chișinău (MD-2012), was applied to the prepaid envelope below, also dedicated to Maria Cebotari (put into circulation on March 8, 2005 on the occasion of her 95th birth anniversary).. Read more..
Original Date of Issue Original Date of Issue: February 10, 2020 Theme Theme: Famous People
Michel Catalogue Nos. Michel Catalogue Nos.: ? Designer Designer: Eugen Verebceanu
MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos. MoldovaStamps Catalogue Nos.: CS2020/1 Printer Printer: Unknown
Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos. Posta Moldovei Catalogue Nos.: SPS 2020/1 Category Category: Special Cancellations
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Maria Cebotari - 110th Birth Anniversary 2020

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Michel Catalogue No. ? VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)
MoldovaStamps Catalogue No. CS2020/1
Posta Moldovei Catalogue No. SPS 2020/1
Cancellation Dated From 10/02/2020
Cancellation Dated To  10/02/2020
Euro Value 2.50
Philatelic Status VALID: Official Issue of the Post Office (Entered Into Postal Circulation)

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