Tchaikovsky His Life & Music, by Jeremy Siepmann. Tchaikovsky is one of the most popular composers who ever lived. Here we meet the composer in the context of his times. We also meet a man of compelling humanity, sensibility & humour. This multimedia biography also includes: 2 CDs of music spanning Tchaikovsky's career; Free access to a dedicated website with hours of extra music to listen to, & other bonus material.