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Sirkazhi Govindarajan

Sirkazhi Govindarajan was a leading vocalist in Carnatic Music. Govindarajan, was born at Sirkali, a small town in Madras Presidency to Siva Chidambaram and Avayambal Ammal. Sirkali was the birthplace of Thirugnanasambandar, one of the Samaya Naalvar and the 63 Nayanmar of the Saiva faith. It was little wonder that he became a child prodigy performing at the Tirupurasundari Temple at the age of eight on the occasion of the Gnana Paal Festival. His son Sirkazhi G. Sivachidambaram is also a Carnatic singer. He graduated from the Tamil Isai College in Chennai in 1949 with the Degree 'Isaimani'. He also graduated with the Degree of 'Sangeetha Vidwan'. At the same time, he started rigorous ... more on Wikipedia

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