Pyotr Tchaikovsky.Vasily Czechowski / Wikipedia
Pyotr Tchaikovsky was a giant of
Tchaikovsky thus gave Russian melody and harmony a place in the West, and his acclaimed works such as Romeo and Juliet, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and 1812 Overture are loved around the globe today. He passed away on Nov. 6,
Tchaikovsky was buried in St. Petersburg, nine days after his final performance. His death is generally attributed to cholera.
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