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|Native name||மாயுரம் விஸ்வநாத சாஸ்திரி|
|Died||1958 (aged 64–65)|
Viswanatha Sastri (Tamil: மாயுரம் விஸ்வநாத சாஸ்திரி ) (1893-1958) 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.
Early life and background
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.
- "Galaxy of Composers". Carnatica.com.