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He was born in East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. He learned Nadaswaram from Daliparti Piccha Hari.
He was associated with Sangeetha Kalanidhi Nedunuri Krishnamurthy for a long time.
He was "Asthana Vidwan" of Sri Varaha Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Devasthanam, Simhachalam.