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Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavatar

One of the important composers of the 20th century.

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Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavatar

One of the important composers of the 20th century.

Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavatar was one of the most important composers of the 20th century. He composed 108 kritis on Devi Chamundeshwari of Mysore and also 108 kritis on Lord Shiva. His varnams, kritis and tillanas carry the distinctive stamp of his compositional style. He also created a few ragas, and the compositions in many of these ragas are popular concert pieces. Of course, no composition of his could be more famous than his English Note, popularized by Madurai Mani Iyer.

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