African Americans on Postage Stamps

Nat King Cole

Popular Singer

29-cent Nat King Cole stamp
The Nat 'King' Cole stamp was issued September 1, 1994.

Starting his musical career as a jazz pianist, Nat King Cole became one of the most popular vocalists of all time. He attained lasting acceptance from audiences around the world from his many recordings and his popular national television show, the first one hosted by an African-American artist.

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