Piotr Ilych Tchaikovsky 1840-1893
Piotr's Early Life
Ilych was born on May 7, 1840 he Tchaikovsky was the second of six surviving children of Ilya Tchaikovsky He manifested a clear interest in music from his childhood. At age four he made his first recorded attempt at composition ,a song written with his younger sister Alexandra. He also "began taking piano lessons with a local tutor" in 1845.
Map Of Russia
In the summer of 1861 Piotr traveled outside Russia for the first time. This is also where he was born.