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3-cent Herbert

The 3-cent Famous American Composers stamp issued May 13, 1940, features Victor Herbert (1859-1924). A prolific composer whose works cover a broad range of genres, Herbert is best known for his operettas, including "The Red Mill," "Babes in Toyland," and "Naughty Marietta." Reflecting an increasing appreciation of Herbert's compositions, cellist Yo-Yo Ma recently featured his Cello Concerto #2 on a recording with the New York Philharmonic,


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