Aleksandr Kuznetsov

Tchaikovsky Research

Russian cellist, teacher, and composer (b. 1847; d. 1918), born Aleksandr Vasilyevich Kuznetsov (Александр Васильевич Кузнецов).

Tchaikovsky and Kuznetsov

A contemporary of Tchaikovsky's at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory during the 1860s, Kuznetsov became a member of the "Russian Quartet" in Saint Petersburg and regularly participated in quartet concerts of the Russian Musical Society, in which he regularly played Tchaikovsky's works.

Correspondence with Tchaikovsky

One letter from Tchaikovsky to Aleksandr Kuznetsov has survived, dating from 1875, and has been translated into English on this website:

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