Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram

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Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram
Civilian award for contributions to music
Sponsored byGovernment of Kerala
First awarded1997
Last awarded2016

Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram is the highest honour for musicians instituted by the Kerala State Government. It's named after Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma, the Maharaja of Travancore (തിരുവിതാംകൂര്‍), in India.The award carries a cash prize of rupees one lakh, citation and a medal[1]

Complete List of Recipients[edit]

S.No Name Image Birth / death Awarded Notes
1. Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer[2] 1908–2003 1997 Carnatic musician
2. Bismillah Khan[3] Bismillah at Concert1 (edited).jpg 1916–2006 1998 Shehnai maestro
3. D. K. Pattammal[2] DKPattammal-DKJayaraman-young.jpg 1919–2009 1999 Carnatic musician and a playback singer
4. K.V.Narayanaswamy[2] 1923–2002 2000 Carnatic music violinist
5. T.N. Krishnan[4] T. N. Krishnan FTII Pune 2010.jpg b 1928 2002 Carnatic music violinist
6. Bhimsen Joshi[5] Pandit Bhimsen Joshi (cropped).jpg 1922-2011 2003 Hindustani classical music
7. Sankaran Embranthiri[6] 1944-2007 2004 Kathakali music
8. Mavelikkara Prabhakara Varma[7] 1928-2008 2006 Carnatic music vocalist
9. Neyyattinkara Vasudevan[2] 1940–2008 2007 Carnatic music vocalist
10 Pandit Jasraj[8][9] Pandit Jasraj at Govind Dev Ji Temple, Jaipur 2011.jpg 1930- 2008 Hindustani vocalist
11. R. K. Srikantan[10] 2009 Carnatic music vocalist
12. K.J. Yesudas[11] Kj-yesudas-indian-playback-singer-2011.jpg 1940- 2011 playback singer
13. M.Balamuralikrishna[12] M. Balamuralikrishna 02.jpg 1930- 2012 Carnatic music vocalist
14. V. Dakshinamoorthy[13] V. Dakshinamoorthy.jpg 1919-2013 2013 Carnatic music vocalist and Music Director
15. Amjad Ali Khan[14] 1945 2014 sarod player
16. Trichur.V.Ramachandran[15] 1940 2015 carnatic music vocalist
17. Mangad.K.Natesan[16] 2016 carnatic music

References[edit]

  1. ^ swathithirunal.in. "Swathi Thirunal". swathithirunal.in. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d hindu.com (2007-08-14). "Swati award for Neyyattinkara Vasudevan". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  3. ^ hindu.com (4 December 1998). "National Events in 1998". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Violin maestro Krishnan gets Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram". The Times of India. Jan 19, 2002. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  5. ^ "Bhimsen Joshi gets state's highest music honour". The Times of India. Jan 16, 2003. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  6. ^ "Swathi Puraskaram for Sankaran Embranthiri". The Hindu. Apr 14, 2004. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  7. ^ "Swathi music fete from tomorrow". The Hindu. Mar 2, 2006. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  8. ^ "Marar, Jasraj bag awards". The Hindu. Mar 12, 2008. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  9. ^ "Pandit Jasraj gets Kerala govt's award". Outlook. Mar 12, 2008. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  10. ^ "Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram to R.K. Srikantan". The Hindu. May 29, 2009. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  11. ^ "Swati Puraskaram for Yesudas". The Hindu. Jan 29, 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  12. ^ "Musician Balamuralikrishna Gets Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram". yentha.com. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  13. ^ "Dakshinamoorthy bags Swati Puraskaram". Kerala Kaumudi. October 17, 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  14. ^ "Swati Puraskaram for Amjad Ali Khan". www.thehindu.com. The Hindu News Paper. Retrieved 22 April 2016.
  15. ^ "Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram for Trichur V Ramachandran". www.newindianexpress.com.
  16. ^ "Swathi music award for Mangad K. Natesan". The Hindu. 2016-08-04. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2016-09-05.