Russian pianist and acquaintance of the composer, born Lidiya Vasilyevna Kols (Лидия Васильевна Кольс).
Correspondence with Tchaikovsky
One letter from Tchaikovsky to Lidiya Kols has survived, dating from 1879, which has been translated into English on this website:
- Letter 1137 – 16/28 or 17/29 March 1879 (?), from Moscow