Definition of Tchaikovsky, Pyotr in English:

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr

proper noun

  • (1840–93), Russian composer; full name Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky. His music is characterized by melodiousness and depth of expression and is often melancholy. Notable works include the ballets "Swan Lake" (1877) and "The Nutcracker" (1892) and the overture "1812" (1880)

Pronunciation:

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr

/CHīˈkôfskē/