News: Michael Arnold, a dear friend, has passed away from the virus, with Judy there to comfort him at the end.

(L to R) David Ferre, Judy Arnold, Michael Arnold (2014)

"I think André Tchaikowsky is one of the finest pianists of his generation -- he is even better than that -- he is a wonderful musician."
Arthur Rubinstein, pianist

"I've known most of the really good and great musicians of my generation. He was the best musician of them all."
Stephen Kovacevich, pianist

"André had magic about him and the extraordinary rare ability to dust this magic onto everybody."
Judy Arnold, former personal representative

"If he had been a different character, he could have had a very, very major career."
Terry Harrison, former manager

"It's a great pity that as a legacy he left very few things behind."
Peter Frankl, pianist

Use this website to learn more about André as composer and pianist, about his life using the Biography link, while the Photographs link
covers André from his first known photograph to his last. The Miscellaneous link provides details about films, videos and radio programs, and much more. This skull link tells the story of André's gift of his skull to the Royal Shakespeare Company.

André Quote
"What I love most of all is people. And if I am sometimes taken for a misanthrope, that is because I have a horror of receptions, snobs, and society gossip. These festivals of boredom are sometimes compulsory and I have only made friends by saying what I think of them!"

John Amis asks André Tchaikowsky if he is related to the great Russian composer:

Click for mp3 file: areyourelated.mp3

André Tchaikowsky in 1975 (age 40) (Photo: Sophie Baker/ArenaPal)

André Tchaikowsky in 1959 (age 24) (Photo: Sabine Weiss)