TIMELINE OF TCHAIKOVSKY

Events

BORN

7/5/1840

BEGAN PIANO LESSONS

1845

MOTHER DIED

1850

BECAME A CIVIL SERVANT

1859

RUSSIAN MUSICAL SOCIETY

1861

At age 21, he began taking lessons at the Russian Musical Society.

ST PETERSBURG CONSERVATORY

1862 - 1865

FIRST PUBLIC PERFORMANCE OF WORK

1865

PROFESSOR AT MOSCOW CONSERVATORY

1866 - 1878

HAD VON MECK AS A PATRON

1877 - 1890

DIED

6/11/1893