#1159 – 1960 4c Ignacy Paderewski

 
U.S. #1159
4¢ Ignacy J. Paderewski
Champions of Liberty Series
 
Issue Date: October 8, 1960
City: Washington, D.C.
Quantity: 119,798,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary Press
Perforations:
10 1/2 x 11
Color: Blue
 
The seventh addition to the “Champions of Liberty” Series, U.S. #1159, honors Polish patriot and musician Ignacy Jan Paderewski. The stamp pictures an image of Paderewski based on a painting by famed Polish artist Tade Styka. 
 
Ignacy J. Paderewski (1860-1941)
Polish Composer/Statesman
Born in Poland, Ignacy Paderewski was arguably the finest musician of his era, and also famed for his wit. Paderewski frequently performed before huge crowds in the U.S. He bought land in California and established a vineyard.  Paderewski championed Poland’s independence and later served as its third Prime Minister. He died in New York in 1941 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
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U.S. #1159
4¢ Ignacy J. Paderewski
Champions of Liberty Series
 
Issue Date: October 8, 1960
City: Washington, D.C.
Quantity: 119,798,000
Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary Press
Perforations:
10 1/2 x 11
Color: Blue
 
The seventh addition to the “Champions of Liberty” Series, U.S. #1159, honors Polish patriot and musician Ignacy Jan Paderewski. The stamp pictures an image of Paderewski based on a painting by famed Polish artist Tade Styka. 
 
Ignacy J. Paderewski (1860-1941)
Polish Composer/Statesman
Born in Poland, Ignacy Paderewski was arguably the finest musician of his era, and also famed for his wit. Paderewski frequently performed before huge crowds in the U.S. He bought land in California and established a vineyard.  Paderewski championed Poland’s independence and later served as its third Prime Minister. He died in New York in 1941 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.