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In “A Moment of Culture” the guncles dig into the truth about Tchaikovsky’s untimely death…. cholera or suicide?
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
A Moment of Culture – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
This website has a shitload of info on Tchaikovsky and here’s a loooong article that ends with the author debunking the theory of forced suicide. Tommy personally thinks there are holes in the author's final argument, but read it and decide for yourself!
The Death of Tchaikovsky – Washington Post article. Quick read with excellent info that supports the forced suicide theory.
When you need a good cry... listen to Herbert Van Karajan conducting the final movement of Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony. The last piece he ever wrote. Here it is:
If you want a REALLY good cry, listen to the last movement of his 6th symphony while checking out humandignitytrust.org. This is a brilliant website that shows all the jurisdictions that still criminalize LGBTQ+ people, plus a host of other things. Just scroll over a country and the info pops up.