Leonard Bernstein Gets 34-Cent Stamp

The US Postal Service will honor former New York Philharmonic conductor Leonard Bernstein on a new 34-cent self-adhesive postage stamp to be issued at the New York Philharmonic's free concert of the season on the Great Lawn in Central Park, Tuesday July 10, 2001 at 8:00 p.m.

The stamp will be released to the public for the first time in New York City on July 10 and available to the rest of the nation on July 11.

Designed by art director Howard Paine of Delaplane, Va., the stamp features a black-and-white photograph taken in June 1968 by Don Hunstein, then a photographer for Columbia Records.

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