Viswanatha Sastri

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Viswanatha Sastri
Native name மாயுரம் விஸ்வநாத சாஸ்திரி
Born 1893
Therazhundur, India
Died 1958 (aged 64–65)
Genres Carmatic
Occupation(s) Composer

Viswanatha Sastri (Tamil: மாயுரம் விஸ்வநாத சாஸ்திரி ) (1893-1958)[1] was a Carnatic music composer. His most remembered composition is the patriotic song "Jayathi Jayathi Bharata Mata". Translated "Victory Victory to Mother India", the song has become a standard among classical singers of South India.[1]

Early life and background[edit]

Sastri was born 1893 in Therazhundur near Mayuram. He was interested in Carnatic music from an early age and trained under Namakkal Narasimha Iyengar, Kasavadyam Venkatarama Iyengar of Devakottai, and Simizhi Sundaram Iyer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mittal, Sushil; Gene Thursby (2 July 2004). The Hindu World. Taylor & Francis. p. 448. ISBN 978-0-415-21527-5. Retrieved 9 June 2013. 

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