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Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is a Russia composerof the Romantic Era.He was born on May 7,1840 in Kamsku-Votkinsk, Russia, in the western Ura; Vyatka province of Russia, 630 miles from Moscow. He shares his birthday with another famous Romantic composer, Johanes Brahm, born seven years ahead of him. Tchaikovsky as the son of a enginer/ Mine Inspector, which allowed them to live comfortably. His mother greatly influecned his educational and cultrual upbringings because of her French and Russian hertiage. He was the oldest of four children. Tchaikovsky and his brothersand siste had a sound eduacation from thier French goveness. His parents sometimes took him to concert. One time after a conert, he would complained that he could not fall asleep because of the music stuck in his head. At age 4, he and sister composed a song for thier mother. At age 6, he was able to read in French and German. He reguraly received piano lessons from his nanny, Fanny Durbach. He was devoted to his mother, when she died when his was 14, it devasted him greatly. That same year he turned to serious compostion. He attented law school in St. Peterburg, Russia, and while studying law and Governement, he took musi

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