Chanson de matin Opus 15 No.2 Edward Elgar
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Tchaikovsky: facts about the great composer
There is much speculation surrounding Tchaikovsky's death in 1893. It happened only nine days after he conducted the premiere of his Symphony No. 6 (one of his most impassioned works), but differing sources attribute it to cholera, his drinking and smoking, and there are some who suspect suicide.