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Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

1840 -1893

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Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Considered the greatest Russian composer of his time, Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky showed interest in music early in his life. Later on he would become a student of Anton Rubinstein. Among his most famous works are his musical scores for ballet such as "Swan Lake," "The Nutcracker" and "Sleeping Beauty."

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