Srimushnam V. Raja Rao

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Srimushnam V. Raja Rao (born 1955) is an Indian mridangam player.

He received his initial training in Mridangam from his father S. Venkataramana Rao. He was later a student of Shri Kumbakonam M. Rajappa Iyer. He has also received training in Carnatic vocal music from eminent teachers including Sarvashri Papanasam Sivan, Calcutta Krishnamurthy, and Mayuram Vaidyanatha Iyer. Besides Mridangam, he also plays the Kanjira and Morsing. He has worked as a visiting professor of Mridangam at the University of California, Berkeley, USA.



  1. Citation on the Sangeet Natak Academy website