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:
- Letter 4391 – 2/14 June 1891, from Maydanovo
Two letters from N. Nikolayev to the composer, both dating from 1891, are preserved in the Klin House-Museum Archive.