Pioter Ilych Tchaikovsky 1840-1893

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Tchaikovsky was born on May 7th, 1840, in Votkinsk, Russia. His mother's name was Alexandra and his father's name was Ilya. Tchaikovsky was on of many children. he had at least 5 siblings, and one twin brother.
Fantasia Faries - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
This first piece, The Sugar Plum Fairy, is part of a play called the nutcracker ballet. This second piece called Romance in F Minor. It was dedicated to his first love, Desiree Artot.

Other Known Music



  • The Nutcracker
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • The Maid Of Orleans

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ~ Romance in F minor, Op.5

Other Facts About Tchaikovsky

  • When he was young his favorite song was Mozart's Don Giovanni
  • For the rest of his life he was haunted by his mother's large beautiful hands

Citations

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 16 Dec 2015.
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"Fantasia Faries - Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy." YouTube. YouTube. Web. 16 Dec. 2015


Map Russia with Train / 1844 / Engraving. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 16 Dec 2015.
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"Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ~ Romance in F Minor, Op.5." YouTube. YouTube. Web. 17 Dec. 2015.