Poochi Srinivasa Iyengar

Carnatic music, Composer

1860 – 1919

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Who was Poochi Srinivasa Iyengar?

Poochi Srinivasa Iyengar, also known as Ramanathapuram Srinivasa Iyengar, was a singer and composer of Carnatic music. He was born in Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu on August 16, 1860. He studied music under Patnam Subramania Iyer, a singer of Carnatic music and came in the sishya parampara of Saint Thyagaraja. He had a large number of disciples, of whom the most popular was Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar. He composed over 100 songs and used the mudra Srinivasa in his compositions. He died on July 20, 1919.

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Born
1860
India
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Died
1919

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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