Piotor Ilych Tchaikovsky 1840-1893

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Early life

Tchaikovsky was born on May 7, 1840, in Votkinsk, Russia. Tchaikovsky loved his mother, Alexandra, who was the second wife of his father, Ilya Perovich. He had a half-sister, Zinaida, an older brother Nikolay, a younger brother Ipollit, twin brothers Modest and Anatol, and a younger sister Alexandra whom he loved.

When he was little he went to people's houses to find a home for the last kitten in a litter born to a cat belonging to one of his father's serfs.

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Tchaikovsky's home

This is the house in Votkinsk where he was born, and where he grew up.
Swan Lake Waltz - Tchaikovsky

Swan Lake

Swan Lake is a ballet composed 1875-1876. It failed at first, but now its one of the most popular of all ballets.

Other known music

- Romeo and Juliet

- Sleeping Beauty Waltz

- Rose Adagio

- 1812 – Overture: Galop

- Serenade for Strings in C Major

Tchaikovsky legacy

He was born on May 7, 1840 in Votkinsk, Russia. He died in St. Petersbug, on November 6, 1893. His cause of death was cholera.