Pacchimiriam Adiyappa

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Pacchimiriam Adiappayya was a famous court musician at the Maratha kingdom of Thanjavur in the 18th century. He belongs to Kannada Madhwa Brahmin community.[1] He was a composer of Carnatic music. Some of his famous disciples were Syama Sastri, one of the Trinity of Carnatic composers, and Ghanam Krishna Iyer. His compositions are in the Telugu language.

Pacchimiriam Adiappayya's most famous composition is the varnam Viriboni in Bhairavi ragam.

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  1. ^ The Illustrated Weekly of India, Volume 101, Issues 35-46. Bennett, Coleman & Company, Limited, at the Times of India Press. 1980. p. 7. , it has been mentioned that Pachimiriyam Adiayyappaiah was a Karnataka Brahmin of the Madhva Sect.