Mannargudi Easwaran

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Mannargudi A Easwaran
Born (1947-04-01)April 1, 1947
Mannargudi, Tamil Nadu, India

Mannargudi Easwaran (Tamil: மன்னார்குடி ஈஸ்வரன்) (born April 1, 1947) is a leading contemporary mridangam player and Carnatic musician. He was a staff artiste of All India Radio and has received several awards, including Kalaimamani from the Government of Tamil Nadu in 2003 (for the year 2001)[1] and the Palghat Mani Iyer Award in 2006.[2][3][4][5]

Easwaran has played the Mridangam alongside many notable carnatic musicians, including Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, M. S. Subbulakshmi, M. L. Vasanthakumari, Maharajapuram Santhanam, M. Balamuralikrishna, Nedunuri Krishnamurthy, Veena S Balachander, T. N. Krishnan, Lalgudi Jayaraman, Madurai T. N. Seshagopalan, Flute Mali, Dr N. Ramani. Among the contemporary artists he has played alongside T. V. Sankaranarayanan, O.S.Thyagarajan, N. Ravikiran, Maharajapuram S Ramachandran, Sudha Raghunathan, Unni Krishnan, Sanjay Subrahmanyan, Vijay Siva, Ganesh and Kumaresh and T.M. Krishna.

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  1. ^ Kalaimamani Awards
  2. ^ "Interview of the week: Mridanga Vidwan Mannargudi Easwaran". www.chennaionline.com. 3 April 2008. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Venkatraman, Lakshmi. "Of content, critics and audience". The Hindu. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  4. ^ Balasubramanian, V (27 February 2009). "'Basic knowledge of music helps rasikas'". The Hindu. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 
  5. ^ SVK, 3 March 2006. "Energy dilutes melody". The Hindu. Retrieved 31 January 2010. 

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