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We are delighted to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of the highly acclaimed composer Ludwig van Beethoven, who was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1770. He is believed to be the most frequently performed classical music composer in the world - and certainly one of the most influential.
Over the course of the year we will release four stamps culminating in October with the release of a souvenir sheet and prestige booklet.
Stamp one: This depicts a large bronze statue of Beethoven, which stands on the Munsterplatz in Bonn, Beethoven's birthplace. Issue date - 21 January 2020