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Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowski (Пётр Ильич ЧайкoвскийPjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowski)

Born: 25. April 1840 in Kamsko-Wotkinski Sawod

Died: 25. October 1893 in Saint Petersburg

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The 1812 overture was composed by Tchaikovksy. It is about the battle of Waterloo (which took place in 1812), hence the name. In depicting the battle the piece contains sections of the French national anthem, as well as cannon fire.

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The Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky wrote 1812 Overture

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What country was the composer who wrote 1812?

Russian composer Peter Tchaikovsky wrote the "1812 Overture" in commemoration of Napoleon's failed invasion of Russia. It has absolutely NOTHING to do with the British-American war of the same year.

Who composed the Nutcraker?

The Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) wrote The Nutcracker. He is also known for composing the 1812 Overture.

Why does the 1812 overture written by a Russian composer but is to the tune of the french national anthom?

Because the overture celebrates the Battle of Borodino in 1812, in which Russia defeated Napoleon and the French.

Who is composer of 1812 overture and the reason of title?

It was written by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, to commemorate the Battle of Borodino, which was the Russian victory over Napoleon in 1812.

What country did overture 1812 come from?

Tchaikovsky was Russian and he wrote it in Russia to celebrate a Russian military victory, so the answer is clear.

What composure wrote the overture 1812?

Tchaikovsky. The piece was written about the Russian victory over Napoleon; it was NOT about the British-American War of 1812.

Who is composer of 1812 overture?

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Russian composer Tchaikovsky wrote the?

The most famous overture is the 1812 overture, celebrating the defeat of Napoleon. Tschaikovsky also wrote other overtures, most notable the Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture, also the Manfred Overture. There are probable others which I cannot think of at the moment, but these are less famous and less interesting. My favorite i the Romeo and Juliet Overture. note:The Manfred Overture was by Robert Schumann. Tchaikovsky wrote a four-movement program symphony titled Manfred.

What was Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture written to commemorate?

The 1812 Overture celebrates the 70th anniversary of Russia's victory over Napoleon in 1812. The piece was written by Tchaikovsky, and he was commissioned by Cathedral of Christ the Savior to write it.

Who wrote ouverture solennelle l'annee 1812?

"Ouverture solennelle, 1812" is a musical piece by the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich TCHAIKOVSKI.

What 'Overture' Tchaikovsky wrote that based on Napoleon invades Russia?

1812 Overture

1812 overture composer?

The piece was written by Pyotr Tchaikovsky.