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|MARIMUTHA PILLAI (18th century)|
Background: He was a
contemporary of Arunachala Kavi. His musical background is not
Region: He belonged to Tamilnadu.
Musical Composition: His first composition was the Puliyur Venba. Apart from kritis, his works include Prabandhas, Natakams, Kuravanji etc. He was also considered as one among the Tamil Moovar (Trinity).
Theme: Devotion to Lord Siva.
Language used: Tamil.
Signature: His compositions had the mudra, Tillai.
Popular Compositions: Orukal Sivachidambaram (Arabhi), Kalai tookki (Yadukulakambhoji) etc.
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