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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyBorn: 7-May-1840
Birthplace: Kamsko-Votkinsk, Vyatka, Russia
Died: 6-Nov-1893
Location of death: St. Petersburg, Russia
Cause of death: Suicide [1]
Remains: Buried, Tikhvin Cemetery, Alexander Nevsky Monastery, St. Petersburg, Russia

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Russia's best known composer

[1] Officially listed as cholera.

Father: Ilya Petrovitch Tchaikovsky (ironworks manager, d. 1880)
Mother: Aleksandra Andreevna d'Assier (d. 1854)
Sister: Zinaida (half-sister, b. 1829, d. 1878)
Brother: Nikolay Ilyich Tchaikovsky ("Kolya", b. 1838, d. 1911)
Sister: Aleksandra Ilyinichna Tchaikovskaya ("Sasha", b. 1842, d. 1891)
Brother: Ipppolit Ilyich Tchaikovsky (b. 1843, d. 1927)
Brother: Anatoly Ilyich Tchaikovsky (b. 1850, d. 1915)
Brother: Modest Ilyich Tchaikovsky (b. 1850, d. 1916)
Wife: Antonina Milyukova (m. 1877, sep. six weeks later)
Slept with: Vladimir Shilovsky (student)

    University: School of Jurisprudence at St. Petersburg (1859)
St. Petersburg Conservatory (1865)

Is the subject of books:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook - A Guide To The Man And His Music, Vol. 1, 2002, BY: Alexander Poznansky and Brett Langston

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