N. Nikolayev

Tchaikovsky Research

An unidentified correspondent in Saint Petersburg, who wrote to Tchaikovsky in 1891 asking him to provide music for a ballet on the subject of Shakespeare's tragedy The Tempest.

Correspondence with Tchaikovsky

One letter from Tchaikovsky to N. Nikolayev has survived, dating from 1891, and has been translated into English on this website:

Two letters from N. Nikolayev to the composer, both dating from 1891, are preserved in the Tchaikovsky State Memorial Musical Museum-Reserve at Klin (a4, Nos. 3129–3130).