Monday, July 9, 2007

List of Carnatic Composers

List Of Carnatic Composers

This exhaustive list contains various Carnatic Composers of All time.
Effort has been made to include their Ankitha nama (Pen name) and life period for most of them.

1. Aadi Shankara (Shankaraacaarya)
2. AaNDavan Picchai
3. AanDaaL Tiruppaavai
4. Abraham Pandithar Karunamitha Sagaram, 1917
5. Achyutadasar
6. Agastyar
7. Aiyaswami Iyengar
8. Akkul Swamigal
9. Ambi Dikshitar
10. Ambujam Krishna Gitamala, Vol I, Vol II (1967)
11. Ambujam VElaayudam
12. Anai Ayya - Umaadaasa
13. Anandabharathi
14. Annadasa
15. Annasaami Saastri
16. Annaiyya
17. Annamaacaarya - VenkaTaacala 1408-1503
18. Annaswamy Sastri 1827 - 1900 Subbaraya Sastri (G)
19. Appiah Dikshitar
20. A.S. PancaapakEsha Aiyyar
21. AriyakkuDi Raamaanuja Aiyyangaar
22. Arunachalakavi 1711-1778
23. Arunaagirinaatar Tiruppugazh 15 th century
24. Ashok Madhav
25. AyyanampaTTi AadisEsha Aiyyar
26. B K Padmanabha Rao
27. B Subba Rao
28. Bangalore Naagaratnamma
29. Bangalore Naagaraaj - Meenaakshisuta
30. Bangalore Ramamurthi
31. Bangalore Mukund
32. Bhadrachala Ramadas 1620-1688 Dasarathi Satakam Raghumatha Bhattacharya (S)
33. Bidaram Krishnappa
34. Balamuralikrishna Murali ravali, 1952
35. Baluswami Dikshitar
36. C Rangaiah
37. Ceyyoor Cengalvaraaya Shaastree
38. Cinnakrishna Daasar
39. Cittoor Subramanya PiLLai
40. C Suguna
41. C Venkitanarayana Rao
42. Chamarajendra Wodeyar
43. Chengalavraya Sastri
44. Chinna Krishna
45. Chinnaswami Dikshitar
46. Chinni Krishnadasa
47. Chowdiah
48. Cuddalore Subrahmanyan
49. D Pattamal
50. Dakshinamurthi Sastri
51. DEshika Vinaayakam PiLLai
52. Dharmapuri Subbaraaya Aiyyar - Dharmapurisha
53. Duraswaami Kaviraayar
54. E.V. Raamakrishna Bhaagavatar
55. Fiddle Ponnuswami
56. G Gurukulacharya
57. G N Balasubramanian
58. Garbapuri Srinivasa Iyengar
59. Garbhapurivaasa Ghanam Krishnayyar - - Garbhapurisha
60. Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar - Muttukumaara
61. Ghanam Seenayya - Mannaruranga
62. Gopaladasa
63. Gopaalakrishna Bhaaratiyaar - GOpaalakrishna 1811-1881 Nandanar Charitram (1969)
64. Gopalayyar
65. Govindacharya Svararnavam
66. Guhan
67. Gururajachar
68. HarikEshanallur Mutayyah Bhaagavatar - HarikEsha
69. H.H. CandrasEkhara Saraswati
70. HY - H. YOganarasimham
71. IlaNgO ADigaL
72. Irayimman Thambhi 1782 -1856 Guru of: Swati Tirunal
73. JagannaataviTThaladaasa - JagannaataviTThala
74. Jayachamaraja Wodeyar - Shreevidya
75. Jayadeva 12 th century - JayadEva
76. Kabir
77. KaDaloor Subramaniam
78. KaDayanalloor R. VenkaTaraaman
79. Kakinada Krishna Iyer
80. KamalEsha ViTThaladaasa
81. Kanaka Daasa - AadikEshavaa, etc.
82. KaNNan Aiyyangaar
83. Karingeri Rao
84. Karur Dakshinamurthy
85. Karur Devudu Iyer
86. Karur Dikshitar
87. Kavi Kunjara Bhaarati - Kavi Kunjara
88. Keerikattu Gopala Pillai
89. Kesava Pillai
90. Kingaraja Urs
91. KOTeeshwara Aiyyar - Kunjaradaasa
92. KoTTavaasa VenkaTaraama Aiyyar - VenkaTEsha
93. KOvoor Veeraraaghava Sharma
94. K Ramaraj
95. Krishnamachariar
96. Krishnaswaami Ayya - Shreekrishna
97. KS Krishnamurti
98. Kshetragna 17 th century - MuvvagOpaala
99. Kunrakuddy Krishna Iyer
100. Kuppuswami Iyer
101. Kuttamathu
102. Lakshmi Krishna
103. Lalgudi Jayaraman
104. Lalita Daasar - Lalita
105. Lakshmanan Pillai
106. Lakshmikrishna
107. Lingaraaj Urs
108. M.D. Raamanaatan - Varadadaasa
109. Madhurakavi
110. Madurai Shreenivaasan
111. Madurai T. Krishnaswaamy
112. Mahaa Vaidyanaata Aiyyar - Guhadaasa
113. Mahaaraajapuram Santaanam - Mahaaraajan
114. ManamboocavaDi VenkaTasubbaiyyar
115. Manaveda
116. Maargadarshi SEsha Aiyyangaar - Koshala 17 th century
117. Marimutta PiLLai
118. Matrubhootaiyya - Trisaara girisha
119. Mayooram Vishwanaata Shaastree
120. Mazhavai Cidambara Bhaarati
121. Meera - Meera
122. Melattur Virabhadrayya
123. Mishu Krishna Aiyyar - Mishukrishna
124. M.M. DanDapaaNi DEshikar
125. Muthaiah Bhagavatar Sangitakalpadrumam
126. Muthukaviyayar
127. Muttuswaamee Dikshitar - Guruguha 1775-1835
128. Muthuswami Kavi
129. Muttu TaaNDavar 16 the century
130. Muvanallur Sabhaapati Shivan - RaajagOpaala, MannarugOpaala
131. Mysore Padmanabha Rao
132. Mysore Sadaashiva Rao - Sadaashiva
133. Mysore VaasudEvaacaarya - VaasudEva
134. Mysore VenkaTagiriappa
135. Naarsi Mehta
136. Naraharidaasa
137. Neela Raamamurti
138. Neelakaanta Shivan
139. N S Chidambaram
140. N S Ramachandran Ragas of Carnatic Music
141. NaaraayaNa Teertar - NaaraayaNateerta 1580-1680 Krishna Tarangaini
142. Ogirala Veeraghava Sarma
143. Oothakadu Venkatasubbayyar(VenkaTa Kavi) 1700 - 1765
144. P Doraiswami Iyer
145. P K Rajagopala Iyer
146. P Sambamoorthy Dictionary of South Indian Music and Musicians (3 Vols)
147. P T Narsimhachar
148. Pachimiriam Adiappaya
149. Paidala Gurumurti Shastry - Gurumurti
150. Padmavathi Ammal
151. Padma Veeraraaghavan
152. Puliyoor (Pallavi) Shree Duraiswaamee Aiyyar - Subramanya
153. Pallavi GOpaala Aiyyar
154. Pallavi SEsha Aiyyar - SEsha
155. Panchapakesa Sastri
156. Paapanaasa Mudaliaar
157. Paapanaasam Shivan - Raamadaasa, Kirtanamalas, 3 vols
158. PaTnam Subramanya Aiyyar - VenkaTEsha
159. PaTTaabhiraamayya - Garapurisha
160. Parameswara Bhagavathar
161. Parameswara Iyer;Pedda Singaracharulu
162. Periyasaami Tooran Isai Mani Manjari
163. Ponniah PiLLai
164. Ponndanam
165. Poochi Srinivasa Iyengar
166. Purandaradasa - Purandara ViTThala 1484 - 1564 Devarnamas
167. RaajagOpaalacaari (Rajaaji)
168. Raamalinga Swaami (VaLLalar)
169. Raamaswaamy Shivan - Guhadaasa
170. Raajee NaaraayaN
171. R. Paarthasaarathy Aiyyangaar
172. Raamanaadapuram (Pooci) Shreenivaasa Aiyyangaar - Raamanaadapura
173. Raamaswaamy Aiyyangaar
174. R Sreenivasan
175. R Venugopal
176. R N Doraiswami
177. RaaghavEdra Swaami
178. Ramanathan Chettiyar
179. Ramapaanivadhan
180. Raamaswaamy Dikshitar - VenkaTakrishna 1735 - 1817 Ashtotara Raga-Tala Malika (Father of Muthuswami Dikshitar)
181. R.S. Gururaajacar - KamalEsha
182. Rudrapattinam Venkatarama Iyer
183. Sattur Krishna Aiyyangaar
184. S. Cidambaram
185. S Kalyanaraman
186. S Ramanathan, Music in Silapadhikaram
187. Sadaashiva BrumhEndrar - Paramahamsa 18 th century
188. Salem Eeshwar
189. SaarangapaaNi - VENugOpaala
190. Seetaaraama Aiyyar
191. SEtumaadhava Rao
192. Seshayyangar
193. Shahaji Maharaja
194. Singaracharalu
195. Sitaramayya
196. Sivasakthi
197. Sonti Venkitasubbayyar
198. Spencer R. VenugOpaal
199. Srinivasa Iyengar
200. Srinivasan
201. Sripadaraya
202. Srinivasayya
203. Subbaraama Aiyyar - Muttukumaara
204. Subbarama Dikshitar
205. Subba Rao Raga Nidhi ( 4 Vols)
206. Subbarayar
207. Subbaraaya Shaastree - Kumaara 1803 -1862
208. Subramania Bharathi
209. Sudhananda Bharathi
210. Surdas - Surdas
211. S V Venkataraaman
212. Swarna VenkaTEsha Dikshitar
213. Swaati TirunaaL - Padmanaabha (etc.) 1813-1847 Ajamila Upakhyana, Kuchela Upakhyana
214. Syama Sastri - Shyaamakrishna 1763-1827 Swarajati Subbaraya Sastri (S)
215. Swaami Dayaananda Saraswati
216. T.K. Rangacaari
217. T. Chowdiah
218. T Panchanadayyar
219. T.N. Baala
220. T R Mahalingam
221. Tachur Sringaracharyalu
222. Tanjaavoor Shankara Aiyyar
223. TanangambaDi Pancanaada Aiyyar
224. Tiger Varadachariar
225. Tirujnana Sambandar
226. Tirupati NaaraayaNaswaami - Tirupati VenkaTEsha
227. Tiruvaaroor Raamaswaami PiLLai
228. Tiruvottiyur Tyagayya
229. Thulaseevanam
230. Tulsidas - Tulsidas
231. TuLaseevanam - TuLasi
232. Tyaagaraaja - Tyaagaraaja 1787-1867
233. Upanishad Brahmayogin
234. Vaali
235. Vadiraajaswaami - Hayavadana
236. VaDivElu
237. Vallabhaacaarya
238. Vanamali Brothers
239. Vanamaamalai Jiyar Swaami
240. VEdanaayakam PiLLai - VEdanaayakan
241. Veena Bhairavamurti
242. Veena Vardamurthy
243. Venkatagiriappa
244. Venkatamakhi
245. Venkataramana Bhagavatar
246. Venkataramana Sastri
247. Venkitasubbayyar
248. Vidya Prasanna Thirtharu
249. VijayaviTThaladaasa - VijayaviTThala
250. Vinjumuri Varadaraaja Aiyyangaar
251. Veenai Kuppaiyyar - GOpaaladaasa
252. Veenai Krishnamaacaarya - Padmapurivaasa
253. Vina Seshanna
254. Vyaasaraaya
255. Walajapet Venkataramana Bhaagavatar

3 comments:

Vox Indica said...

Pandit Srimadajjada Adibhatla Narayana Das(1864-1945)is a great vaggeyakara who composed music in rare ragas. He was next only to Saint Thyagaraja in composing music in all 72 melakarta ragas.

His DASA VIDHA RAGA NAVATHI KUSUMA MANJARI, a musicprabandha in Sanskrit and Telugu is a monumental work. It is a Devisthuthiin 180 lines the first 90 in Sanskrit employing 90 ragas and the next 90 in Telugu employing the same ragas in inverse order.

Vox Indica said...

Pandit Srimadajjada Adibhatla Narayana Das(1864-1945)is a great vaggeyakara who composed music in rare ragas. He was next only to Saint Thyagaraja in composing music in all 72 melakarta ragas.

His DASA VIDHA RAGA NAVATHI KUSUMA MANJARI, a music prabandha in Sanskrit and Telugu is a monumental work. It is a Devistuthi in 180 lines the first 90 in Sanskrit employing 90 ragas and the next 90 in Telugu employing the same ragas in inverse order.

o s ramakrishna said...

sri ogirala veera raghava sarma is also known as saint gnanananada tirtha. he was the saint composer of carnatac music of 20 th century. he was the first saint composer of carntac music to compose and propagate the philosophy of gayatry.he has composed one tana varnam, 85 songs in telugu and sanskrit and publised them with the title deviganasudhain telugu ,tamil. his mudras raghava upto the year 1981. gnanananda tirtha after the year 1982. deviganasudha.
for more information see the website bhakta gnanananda tirtha.com

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