17 Francs 1997 - Marie Sasse - Soprano

17 Francs 1997 - Marie Sasse - Soprano
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General Description : Marie Constance Sasse [Sax, Saxe, Sass] (26 January 1834 – 8 November 1907) was a Belgian operatic soprano. "Her voice was powerful, flexible, and appealing",[1] and she was one of the leading sopranos at the Paris Opéra from 1860 to 1870. She created the roles of Elisabeth in the Paris premiere of Wagner's Tannhäuser, Sélika in the world premiere of Meyerbeer's L'Africaine, and Elisabeth de Valois in the world premiere of Verdi's Don Carlos.
Material Gold
Face value 17 Francs
Catalog code Belgian Stamps Catalog BE-2686
Print run 5.363.875
Issue date 08/02/1997
Designer Désiré Roegiest
Perforation 11 1/2
Height 28.00 mm
Width 48.00 mm
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