Genoa

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Genoa (Genova) is a city and seaport in northern Italy, the capital of the province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria. During Tchaikovsky's lifetime it was part of the Kingdom of Sardinia, until it became part of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861.

Tchaikovsky in Genoa

Tchaikovsky visited Genoa three times:

From Until Notes
late January 1872/early February 1872 late January 1872/early February 1872 During the composer's first visit to Italy.
25 January/6 February 1877 (?) 25 January/6 February 1877 (?) Returning to Moscow from Nice, accompanied by Vladimir Shilovsky.
29 December 1877/10 January 1878 30 December 1877/11 January 1878 Returning to San Remo from Milan.

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