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Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky

Russian composer

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Tchaikovsky was the most popular Russian composer of all time. He wrote three great ballets: Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, and The Nutcracker. He also wrote operas, including Eugene Onegin, The Maid of Orleans, The Queen of Spades, and Iolanta. Tchaikovsky music also includes symphonies,concertos, tone poems (such as Romeo and Juliet and Francesca da Rimini), orchestral works (such as Capriccio italien and the 1812 Overture), and many songs.

Tchaikovsky - portrait by N. D. Kuznetsov (1893) (image)

Portrait of the Composer Peter I. Tchaikovsky (1893) (cropped version).
(Painter: Nikolai Dimitriyevich Kuznetsov. This painting is owned by the State Tretiakov Gallery, Moscow.)


Nadezdha von Meck, a wealthy widow who was a generous patron of Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky as a young man (image)

Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) as a young man.
Photograph (cropped) from 1874.

Bedroom where Tchaikovsky wrote 6th Symphony (image)

A bedroom table (with a view across a garden) where Tchaikovsky wrote his Sixth Symphony (the Pathetique). The bedroom is located in Tchaikovsky's last house at Klin, near Moscow (now known as the Tchaikovsky House-Museum).
Photo: SiefenDR.

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Note: This picture gallery page includes drawings, paintings, photos and images of Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky (also known as Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky), his music, activities, friends and family, and the various places where the composer lived and wrote.

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Middle Ages Music
Renaissance Music
Baroque Era Music
Classical Era Music
Romantic Era Music
Nationalist Era Music
Turn of Century Music

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