Composer of the Year: Ludwig van Beethoven

The year 2020 is all about the 250th birth anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven, both musically and philatelically. On this page we would like to inform you about all philatelic activities on the occasion of the anniversary that we are becoming aware of. If you have any information that is not listed here, please let us know.

Stamps: 250th Anniversary Ludwig van Beethoven

  List of stamps that have been released or are
planned for the Beethoven anniversary (MEMBERS ONLY)

  Checklist Ludwig van Beethoven
with more than 450 entries (MEMBERS ONLY)


Symposium “Beethoven in Philately” 25.4.2020 in Bonn

Due to the current situation
related to the corona virus
we unfortunately have to cancel this event.

Beethoven Links

Beethoven personalized

Books on Beethoven philately

    Michael Stolle “Beethoven Chronicle – Life, Work, Time in data, documents and citations” (2020) 
Not a philatelic book, but issued by our member Michael Stolle

Stamp market in Osnabrück 29.3.2020

Großtauschtag in Germering 22.3.2020

Wittekind-Tauschtag 26.1.2020

Beethoven Postmarks 2020

 28.2.2020   (You can find larger images in the members only section)