Artistes' Panorama



T K Govinda Rao

A true representative of the Musiri school today, Govinda Rao had his first lessons in music under his cousin, Mani Bhagavatar. He later joined the then Central College of Carnatic music where he had the opportunity to learn from giants like Tiruppambaram Swaminatha Pillai, Musiri Subramanya Iyer and T Brinda. After college, he continued his tutelage under Musiri Subramanya Iyer. Govinda Rao is a traditionalist to the core and is one of the most respected musicians. He has also brought out a series of books on the compositions of great masters with notations.  


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