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Ramnad V. Raghavan
Ramnad Vaidyanatha Raghavan
19 June 1927
|Died||21 November 2009 (aged 82)|
|Parent(s)||P. Vaidyanatha Iyer,|
Ramnad V. Raghavan (19 June 1927 – 21 November 2009) was a South Indian player of the mridangam. He was born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, to P. Vaidyanatha Ayyar of Kooniyur, Tirunelveli district, and Brhannayaki.
Beginning in 1970, he taught for many years at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, United States. He was also a key initiator for the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana. He retired and moved to Chennai, India. He died on 21 November 2009 at the age of 82 in Chennai His students have included Glen Velez, Jamey Haddad, David Nelson, Patricia Shehan Campbell, Frank Bennett, and Joseph M. Getter.