painting of Ethel Merman
Ethel Merman stamp art, 1991

Illustrator: Meltzer Davis

Ethel Merman starred in some of Broadway’s most popular plays, such as Girl Crazy, Anything Goes, and Annie Get your Gun. With her powerhouse voice, Merman, who was born and raised in New York City, made “There’s No Business like Show Business” her signature song.

Courtesy United States Postal Service, Postmaster General's Collection