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Ghanam Krishna Iyar (1790–1854) was a composer of Carnatic music and was famous for his padams. Padams are expressive songs of three of more stanzas, used generally as an accompaniment to classical dance. Krishna Iyar was a student of the famous composer, Pacchimiriam Adiyappa. He was also influenced by Tyagaraja and Gopalakrishna Bharathi. The title Ghanam, which associated with music means ‘deep’ or ‘grand’, relates to his style of singing.

He met Tyagaraja and composed and sang Summa Summa Varuguma Sugam in raga Atana. Hi mudras included Muttukumaara and Velar.

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Velavare Umai Tedi (வேலவரே உமை தேடி)

subramanyan

Composer: (கனம் கிருஷ்ணா ஐய்யர்)(1790–1854), was a composer of Carnatic music and was famous for his padams. Padams are expressive songs of three of more stanzas, used generally as an accompaniment to classical dance. Krishna Iyar was a student of the famous composer, Pacchimiriam Adiyappa. He was also influenced by Tyagaraja and Gopalakrishna Bharathi. More…

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Tiruvotriyoor Tyagarajan (டிருவொட்ரியூர் ட்யாகராஜன்)

balaji

Composer: (கனம் கிருஷ்ணா ஐய்யர்)(1790–1854), was a composer of Carnatic music and was famous for his padams. Padams are expressive songs of three of more stanzas, used generally as an accompaniment to classical dance. Krishna Iyar was a student of the famous composer, Pacchimiriam Adiyappa. He was also influenced by Tyagaraja and Gopalakrishna Bharathi. More…

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Parengum Parttalum (பாரென்கும் பார்ட்டாலும்)

venkateswara swamy

Composer: (கனம் கிருஷ்ணா ஐய்யர்)(1790–1854), was a composer of Carnatic music and was famous for his padams. Padams are expressive songs of three of more stanzas, used generally as an accompaniment to classical dance. Krishna Iyar was a student of the famous composer, Pacchimiriam Adiyappa. He was also influenced by Tyagaraja and Gopalakrishna Bharathi. More…

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Jagajjananee (ஜகஜ்ஜனனீ)

Madhra Meenakshi

Composer: (கனம் கிருஷ்ணா ஐய்யர்)(1790–1854), was a composer of Carnatic music and was famous for his padams. Padams are expressive songs of three of more stanzas, used generally as an accompaniment to classical dance. Krishna Iyar was a student of the famous composer, Pacchimiriam Adiyappa. He was also influenced by Tyagaraja and Gopalakrishna Bharathi. More…

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