Prapancham Sitaram

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Prof Dr. Prapancham Sita Ram
Origin Andhra Pradesh, India
Genres Classical, Carnatic
Occupation(s) Flautist, composer
Years active 1950- 1 June 2014

Prof Dr. Prapancham Sitaram was a Carnatic flautist from the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Prof. Sitaram was a disciple of flautist T.R. Mahalingam and was a top artist in the All India Radio.[citation needed] He served as head of many institutions in Andhra Pradesh and directed approximately 32 dissertations in various subjects like 'Sadhana in Carnatic Music', 'Nuances of Composers', and 'Evolution of Indian Music'. Prof. Sitaram has trained students in Carnatic flute, including Balasai and Shreyas Sridhar. He was based in Triplicane, Chennai.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Prof. Sitaram is married and has two children. His son Prasanna lives in San Diego, California. Prof. Sitaram died in Atlanta, USA, on 1 June 2014.

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