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Dakshinamoorthy, Yalpanam (1933 - 1975), tavil player

N. Pattabhi Raman

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Jaffna, 20 August 1933; d Jaffna, 15 May 1975). Sri Lankan tavil player. His family originally came from Thanjavur District in Tamil Nadu, India, but his father, Viswalingam Pillai, had emigrated to Sri Lanka. He was one of the few musicians to become an expert in all aspects of playing the tavil: in accompanying the nāgasvaram and tavil players resident in Sri Lanka he participated in nāgasvaram

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