Prof. P. Sambamoorthy
"Professor P. Sambamoorthy was the musicologist of the century", said Professor S.R. Janakiraman, himself a musicologist. Sambamoorthy was the author of more than fifty books and as many articles on music and musicology and a legend in his own lifetime. He was a teacher of music, a pioneer in introducing music teaching in educational institutions, an organiser of sabha-s, one of the founding fathers of the Music Academy, a composer of various musical forms, and a conductor of an orchestra of Carnatic music. He travelled widely and was recognised as an ambassador of South Indian music.
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Stamp On Eknath
The stamp on Sant Eknath was issued on 23 March 2003, in the 470th year of his birth anniversary. It is a multicoloured stamp in the denomination of Rs. 5, perf. 13. It is printed in India Security Press, Nasik, on imported unwatermark adhesive gravure coated stamp paper by photogravure process. Both the stamp and the First Day Cover depict a picture of Eknath at work on his famous Eknathi Bhagavata.