Sri Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao (Telugu: ఘంటసాల వెంకటేశ్వర రావు) (4th December 1922– 11th February 1974) was a distinguished Indian Playback Singer and music director of Telugu Cinema. Ghantasala was one of Telugu cinema’s first playback singers and remained the voice of Telugu Cinema for nearly a quarter of a century. He composed music for over 100 […]
Mukesh Chand Mathur Mukesh Chand Mathur (Hindi: मुकेश चन्द माथुर) (22 July 1923 – 27 August 1976) was an Indian playback singer of Bollywood. He, alongside Mohammad Rafi, Manna Dey and Kishore Kumar, left such an impact on the Hindi film industry that they are still remembered to date. Early life Mukesh was born in […]
Kandalai Ramanujacharyay H e is a walking encyclopaedia on ancient thought and tradition, be it religion, philosophy, literature, arts or ancient science. His deep understanding of Vedic concepts and their applicability, relevance and universality are something to marvel. He can convince the most rational mind by sheer dint of logic and reason. One has to […]
Mysore Vasudevacharya (1865-1961) Mysore Vasudevacharya was a towering musical personality encompassing a part of the last century and major part of this century-having lived for 96 years. He is a composer of great merit, tracing his musical lineage to Saint Tyagaraja through Manambuchavadi Venkatasubbayyar and Patnam Subramania Iyer. Young Vasudeva learnt music initially from Veena […]
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 […]