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L. Subramaniam in action at a 2003 concert in Chennai.
L. Subramaniam in action at a 2003 concert in Chennai.

L. Subramaniam is an Indian violinist, trained in the classical Carnatic music tradition of southern India, but has dabbled in various other genres: he has recorded with St├ęphane Grappelli, Yehudi Menuhin and others, written works for orchestra and film scores, and written books on Carnatic music. Image File history File links LSubramaniam. ... Image File history File links LSubramaniam. ... The violin is a bowed stringed musical instrument that has four strings tuned a perfect fifth apart, the lowest being the G just below middle C. It is the smallest and highest-tuned member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola and cello. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Django (left) & Grappelli (right). ... Fritz Kreisler (sitting) with Yehudi Menuhin The Right Honourable Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin, OM, KBE (April 22, 1916. ...


Born in Sri Lanka into a musical family, 'Mani' as he is fondly known to fellow musicians, was a child prodigy. He gave his first public performance at the tender age of six. Both his father, V. Lakshminarayana, and his mother, V. Seethalakshmi were accomplished musicians. L. Subramaniam and his equally talented and gifted younger brothers L. Shankar and L. Vaidyanathan are ample testament to the musical talent of this family. Lakshminarayana Shankar (born April 26, 1950), or L. Shankar, was born in Madras, South India. ...


The "Dr." in his title does not refer to a doctorate in music: Dr. L. Subramaniam studied medicine and registered as a medical practitioner in Madras (now Chennai), before he obtained a Master's degree in Western Classical Music in California. Chennai (சென்னை in Tamil), formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is Indias fourth largest metropolitan city. ...


He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1988 and Padma Bhushan in 2001. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Padma Bhushan is an Indian civilian decoration established on January 2, 1954 by the President of India. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


He is married to Kavita Krishnamurthy, a famous playback singer. Kavita Krishnamurthy is an Indian playback singer born Sharda Krishnamurthy in Delhi. ...


External Links:

http://www.indianviolin.com/ Official website of Dr L. Subramaniam


 
 

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