Selma Kurz (1874-1933) was an Austrian singer. First of all, she sang as a mezzo-soprano, and then as a soprano, finally specialising in coloratura. She made her debut in Hamburg in 1895. In 1899, Gustav Mahler engaged her at the Vienna Opera House. She went on to perform all over the world, including at the Monte Carlo Opera. She made more than 150 recordings on 78 rpm discs.
|Printing process||3 colours steel-engraving|
|Size of the stamp||52 x 40.85 mm horizontal|
|Quantity of issue||36,000 stamps|
|Note||Sheet of 6 stamps with illuminations|
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