petr tschaikowsky


[chahy-kawf-skee, -kof-, chi-]
Peter Ilyich [il-yich] , or Pëtr Ilich [Russian pyawtr ee-lyeech] , 1840–93, Russian composer.
Also, Tschaikovsky, Tschaikowsky.
Russian Chaikovski. Unabridged
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Tchaikovsky (tʃaɪˈkɒfskɪ, Russian tʃɪjˈkɔfskij)
Pyotr Ilyich (pjɔtr iljˈjitʃ). 1840--93, Russian composer. His works, which are noted for their expressive melodies, include the Sixth Symphony (the Pathétique; 1893), ballets, esp Swan Lake (1876) and The Sleeping Beauty (1889), and operas, including Eugene Onegin (1879) and The Queen of Spades (1890), both based on works by Pushkin

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