Mysore Vasudevacharya (May 28, 1865 – May 17, 1961) was a renowned musician and composer of Carnatic music compositions who belonged to the direct line of Thyagaraja’s disciples. Vasudevachar was born in an orthodox Madhva Brahmin family in Mysore and started learning music from Veena Padmanabhiah, the chief musician of the Mysore court. He also […]
Chitravina N.Ravikiran Chitravina N. Ravikiran (born February 12, 1967) is an Indian Carnatic music musician and composer. He gives both vocal concerts and concerts in the instrument chitravina (gottuvadyam). He is the grandson of famous musician gottuvadyam Narayan Iyengar. Ravikiran is the author of several books, Appreciating Carnatic Music and Perfecting Carnatic Music Level I […]
Dharmapuri Subbaraya Iyer Dharmapuri Subbarayar was a composer of Carnatic music who lived during the nineteenth century. He composed mainly in the Telugu language and used Dharmapuri, the name of his birthplace and a city in Tamil Nadu, as his mudra. He was famous for composing Jaavali.
Dandapani Deshikar M M Dandapani Desikar (August 27, 1908-June 26, 1972) was a Carnatic vocalist, actor and composer. Dandapani Desikar was born in Tiruchengattangudi, near Nannilam in Madras Presidency. He got training from Manicka Desikar and Kumbakonam Rajamanickam Pillai. He was the son of Muthiah Desikar. He gave his first performance in Tirumarugal. He was […]
Tiruppanandal Pattabhiramayya Tiruppanandal Pattabhiramayya was a nineteenth century composer of Carnatic music. He composed in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages. He was born in the village of Tiruppanandal near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, India.
Syama Sastri (Sanskrit: श्याम शास्त्री , Telugu: శ్యామశాస్త్రి) (26 April, 1762 – 6 February, 1827) is one of the most renowned Carnatic music composers and is considered Trinity of Carnatic music besides Tyagaraja and Muthuswami Dikshitar. Early life Syama Sastri was born to Vengalakshmi (mother) and Viswanatha Iyer (father) a priestly scholarly and tamil speaking telugu vadama brahmin family in […]
Sri Satuluri Gopalakrishnamacharya (Telugu: శ్రీ సతులూరి గోపాల కృష్ణమాచార్యులు) Srimadhubhaya vendanta pravakthakacharya Sriman SATULURI GOPALAKRISHNA MACHARYA Swamy, is a familiar personality of Telugu literary grandeur. Born to Smt.Nainaramma and Ubhaya Vedantacharya Sriman Satuluri venkatacharya swamy in sarpavaram, nearer to Kakinada, Sriman Satuluri Venkatacharya swamy was basically a learned m an of very famous Vishishtadvaita doctrine. He not only gave the lectures […]
Narsinh Mehta (Gujarati:નરસિંહ મહેતા) also known as Narsi Mehta or Narsi Bhagat (1414 – 1481) was a saint and poet from Gujarat, India. He was born in the ancient town of Jirndurg, in the Nagar Brahmins community, notable as a bhakta, an exponent of Hindu devotional religious poetry. Narsinh is acclaimed as its Adi Kavi (“first among poets”) in Gujrati […]