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Modest Tchaikovsky (1850–1916)

Modest Tchaikovsky was born on May 13, 1850 in Alapayevsk, Verkhotursky Uyezd, Perm Governorate, Russian Empire. He was a writer, known for The Queen of Spades: Bolshoi Opera (1983), Pique Dame (1992) and Pique Dame (2002). He died on January 15, 1916 in Moscow, Russian Empire. See full bio »

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 2015 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Tchaikovsky: Iolanta/Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle (2015) ... (libretto - segment "Iolanta")
 2013 Jolanta (libretto - as Modest Czajkowski)
 2012 Iolanta/Perséphone (TV Series) (libretto)
 2011 Pikovaia Dama/The Queen of Spade (Video) (libretto)
 2007 La dame de pique (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2002 Pique Dame (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1999 The Queen of Spades (TV Movie) (libretto - uncredited)
 1992 Pique Dame (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1983 The Queen of Spades: Bolshoi Opera (Video) (libretto)
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 1935 Anna Karenina ("Eugene Onegin, Op. 24, 1879, uncredited)
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 2004 Biography (TV Series documentary)
Himself, Tchaikovsky's brother
- Tchaikovsky (2004) ... Himself, Tchaikovsky's brother

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Modest Czajkowski

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Russian dramatist and librettist, younger brother of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (and homosexual like Pyotr) and twin brother of Anatoly Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

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