Artist Highlight

S Rajam

A tribute to the senior vocalist in connection with his death anniversary on January 29.

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S Rajam

A tribute to the senior vocalist in connection with his death anniversary on January 29.

S Rajam was a multifaceted personality - musician, painter, actor, musicologist and teacher. He was a student of Papanasam Sivan, and had a large repertoire of compositions, particularly of Tamil composers. He popularized Koteeswara Iyer's compositions, and also recorded all of his melakarta raga kritis. Probably Rajam's most widely recognized contribution spans music and painting. He painted several carnatic music composers, including the trinity - Tyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Syama Sastri, and these paintings have now become the standard reference. This programme features S Rajam's rendition of Koteeswara Iyer kritis.

Songs in this Program