P. S. Narayanaswamy

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Puliyur Subramaniam Narayanaswamy
Born (1934-02-24) 24 February 1934 (age 85)
Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur,
Madras Presidency, British India
GenresCarnatic music

Puliyur Subramaniam Narayanaswamy also spelt Narayanaswami (born 24 February 1934 in Konerirajapuram Thanjavur in Madras Presidency) is a Carnatic music vocalist. He learnt music from Tiruppambaram Somasundaram Pillai, T. M. Thiagarajan and later from Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer. He is also a highly acclaimed teacher.[1]

He was awarded the Bala Gana Kala Rathnam at the age of 12. He worked in All India Radio.[2] In 1999, he was conferred the title, 'Sangita Kala Acharya' by the Music Academy.[3] He was awarded `Padma Bhushan' by the Government of India in 2003.[1][4][5][6]


  1. ^ a b "Saluting a great teacher". The Hindu. 20 February 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Musician-teacher par excellence". The Hindu. 13 June 2003. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Sangita Kala Acharya". The Music Academy. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Kalam presents Padma awards". Rediff. 3 April 2003. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Words of wisdom from a vidwan!". Narayana Vishwanath. New Indian Express. 10 December 2011. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Vocalist, dance exponent honoured". The Hindu. 15 December 2005. Retrieved 26 August 2015.

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