Palghat K.V. Narayanaswamy

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Born at Chandrasekharapuram, Palakkad district, Kerala, in a family of considerable musical ancestry, on the auspicious Friday of 16th November 1923, KVN showed early musical promise. Initiated into classical music by his violinists father Kollengode Viswanathayyar, and grandfather Narayana Bhagavatar, he later came under the tutelage of mridanga maestro Palghat Mani Iyer, Sangeeta Bhushanam C.S. Krishna Iyer, and violin vidwan Papa Venkataramiah.