K. V. Narayanaswamy

Carnatic music, Musical Artist

1923 – 2002

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Who was K. V. Narayanaswamy?

Palghat Kollengode Viswanatha Ramanarayanan, often referred to as KV Narayanaswamy was an Indian musician, widely considered to be among the finest Carnatic music vocalists of the 20th century. He was described as the "Gentle Perfect Knight" of Carnatic music, a phrase from Geoffrey Chaucer, by V. K. Narayana Menon, prominent art critic of India and recipient of the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship.

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Born
Nov 15, 1923
Palakkad
Also known as
  • K. V. Narayanaswami
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Profession
Employment
  • Wesleyan University
Died
Apr 1, 2002
Chennai

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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