T. V. Sankaranarayanan (Tiruvalangadu Vembu Iyer Sankaranarayanan), was born on March 7 1945 in Mayiladuturai of Thanjavur district in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India. At the age of nine, he started learning music from his uncle, Madurai Mani Iyer is an eminent and popular Carnatic vocalist
Sirkazhi Govindarajan was a leading vocalist in Carnatic Music. ‘Isai Arasu’s’ accomplishment at that young age, and the knowledge of music which he judiciously used, helped him carve a comfortable niche for himself in the hearts of both the Elite and the masses.
Girija Ramaswamy is a versatile musician who has made a mark in Carnatic music as a Harikatha artiste, vocalist for Bharatanatyam, cutcheri singer and dedicated teacher.
Saashwathi belongs to a family which has its roots deep in Indian arts. Her grandfather is the renowned personality Late Sri. R. Yagnaraman, who was the legendary Genaral Secretary of Sri Krishna Gana Sabha for over the last 50 years, and is the daughter of Mr. Y. Prabhu, Current General Secretary of Krishna Gana Sabha.
Hailing from a family of musicians, S. MAHATHI is a child prodigy. She began tosing in various Devotional albums and sang for some Malayalam movies. She introduced herself in a Tamil film, music composed by the great Isai Gnani Illayaraja with a solo song “Enna Maranthalum” in the movie “Kaadhal Jaathi”.
Hailed as a prodigy, Dr.Shobana Vignesh is considered one of the leading performing and recording Carnatic musicians in India. She has both musical legacy and phenomenal talent. Schooled in the Carnatic system of music
Well known Carnatic vocalists & classical maestros of Hyderabad,D. Seshachari and D. Raghavachari popularly known as Hyderabad Brothers. D Seshachari and D Raghavachari, known as the Hyderabad Brothers, have in recent years established themselves as distinguished singers in Carnatic music.
Alathur Brothers Srinivasa Iyer (1911-1980) & Sivasubramania Iyer (1916-1965) were Carnatic vocalists. The world of Carnatic music knows them as the star duo of the twentieth century. They learnt under Alathur Venkatesa Iyer, the father of Sivasubramania Iyer. They were not brothers by birth.
Chhannulal Mishra is an Indian classical singer who excels in Hindustani classical music especially Khayal and Purab Ang Thumri. He was born on 3rd August 1936 in Hariharpur at Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. His grandfather Gudai Maharaj was a tabla player. He has two brothers, Viswanath Mishra, the tabla player and Shivji Mishra, Kathak dancer.
D. K. Jayaraman hailed from Kanchipuram. From his teen years to his forties he gave concerts with his sister and guru, Smt. D.K. Pattamal. After his family moved to Madras in the 1940’s, young Jayaraman furthered his musical skills by learning from several well known masters like Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar,