Tchaikovsky: a biography

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Random House, Jan 1, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 490 pages
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the layman, this new biography of the world's most popular composer contains previously unrevealed material gathered from Russian files about his probable suicide at the age of 53 after being threatened with the exposure of his homosexuality. of photos.

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More of a psychoanalysis than a biography, but still really interesting. Read full review

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Extremely gifted man packaged in an unhappy shell. The author did a great job of portraying the man and the era. Read full review


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An award-winning journalist, Anthony Holden is also the author of several best-selling biographies of such figures as Shakespeare, Tchaikovsky, Laurence Olivier, and the Prince of Wales. His most recent book is the sequel "Bigger Deal: A Year Inside the Poker Boom".

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