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Tirukkodikaval Krishna Iyer

One of the legendary violinists, he had his training first from his father and later under Kottavasal Venkatarama Iyer, a renowned composer of Tana Varnams. His violin recitals were marked with masterly touches, full of masculine grandeur. A prodigy, he could play complicated pieces on a single string. Known for his hard work, he was responsible for ushering in many new techniques to the art of violin playing. He could produce ascending and descending glides (Jarus) with remarkable effect.


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