Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, born on this day 178 years ago, was the first Russian composer whose music became popular around the world. His three ballets – The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and The Sleeping Beauty – are all classics, still performed today. Tchaikovsky’s homosexuality is still denied by the government of his famously homophobic homeland. AtContinue reading “Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky”