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T. Lakshmana Pillai

  • Issue 84
  • Published By Sruti
  • ₹100.00

Main Feature
Main Feature

Profile of T. Lakshmana Pillai, a resident of Tiruvanantapuram who composed more than 200 songs in the Carnatic mode and in Tamil; and who wrote essays on Tyagaraja, Travancorean music and musicians and other subjects (19-34). Pillai was himself a very interesting personality but the feature focussing on him includes also absorbing narratives with an authentic flavour on Tyagaraja, Vadivelu of the Tanjavur Quartet, a court musician of Swati Tirunal named Parameswara Bhagavatar, and an encounter between two Carnatic music giants.