Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman
|Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman|
17 December 1935 |
Umayalpuram, Tanjore, Madras Presidency, British India
Umayalpuram Kasiviswanatha Sivaraman (born 17 December 1935) is an Indian mridangam player. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honor, on the occasion of the country's 61st Republic Day observance on 26 January 2010 and received an honorary doctorate from the University of Kerala in 2010.
- Sangeetha Kalasikhamani from The Indian Fine Arts Society in 1984
- Padma Shri from Government of India in 1988
- Kalaimamani from Government of Tamil Nadu in 1992
- Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1992
- Padma Bhushan from Government of India in 2003
- Padma Vibhushan from Government of India in 2010
- Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship, 2011
- "This Year's Padma Awards announced" (Press release). Ministry of Home Affairs. 25 January 2010. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
- "Honorary Doctorate for Adoor, Mammootty and Umayalpuram".
- Umayalapuram K. Sivaraman's Homepage at the Wayback Machine (archived October 27, 2009)
- Interview with Sri Sivaraman after the Sangeetha Kalanidhi award
- Carnatic corner - short biography