Peter Tchaikovsky Research Paper

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Peter Tchaikovsky was arguably one of the most successful Russian composers of all time. Born in Votkinsk, Russia on May 7, 1840, Peter was influenced by music at a young age. His father was a lieutenant, but both his father and mother were trained in music. Peter began piano lessons at age 5. Within 3 years of lessons, Peter was almost as superb as his teacher. At first his parents were incredibly supportive of his love for the piano. However, when Peter got older, his parents sent him to the Imperial School of Jurisprudence to become a civil servant. Even though this was a major setback for Peter’s career in music, he never lost his love for playing. Peter continued playing through his schooling.

After Peter’s schooling he attended music
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