M.A. Krishnaswamy

Parur M. A. Krishnaswamy is a violinist in the Carnatic tradition who hails from the legendary Parur family of violinists.

He is the son of violin vidwan Parur M. S. Anantharaman and the grandson of Parur Sundaram Iyer The Parur style of violin playing is known for it's distinctive one-finger and long-bow techniques. He underwent rigorous training under his grandfather in addition to imbibing technique from listening to his father and uncle, Parur M. S. Gopalakrishnan.