Tchaikovsky Peter Ilich

Tchai·kov·sky

 (chī-kôf′skē), Peter Ilich 1840-1893.
Russian composer of dramatic, richly expressive works, including the 1812 Overture (1882), the ballets Swan Lake (1877) and The Nutcracker (1892), and the opera Eugene Onegin (1879).

Tchai·kov′sky·an, Tchai·kov′ski·an adj.