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|RAMNAD SRINIVASA IYENGAR (1860 - 1919)|
Background: He was a disciple of Patnam Subramanya
is popularly known as 'Poochi' Srinivasa Iyengar.
Region: He was born in Ramanathapuram (known as Ramnad), Tamilnadu.
Contribution: His compositions included kritis, varnams, javalis and tillanas. He has composed in unusual ragas and talas (a Tillana in one of the 108 talas).
Theme: Mainly devotional, but with erotic lyrics in the javalis.
Language used: Telugu
Popular Compositions: Sri Venkatesam (Todi), Paramapavanarama (Poorvikalyani), Tanomtanata (a Tillana in Paras) etc.
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