- NAME: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- OCCUPATION: Songwriter
- EDUCATION: Saint Petersburg Conservatory
- Full Name: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- AKA: Piotr Ilyich Tschaikovsky
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Pytor Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer best known for his popular ballets Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker.
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Pytor Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer best known for his popular ballets Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker. Born into a middle-class family, Tchaikovsky was educated for a career as a civil servant but pursued his musical wishes against his family's wishes. Tchaikovsky died at age 53, some believe by his own hand because of his homosexuality.
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