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Tribute: famous Violin Player of India M S GopalKrishnan

Tribute: famous Violin Player of India M S GopalKrishnan

Famous Violin player of India, M S Gopalakrishnan was born on 10 June 1931, in Madras (now Chennai) of Tamilnadu. He was one of the best known violinists in India. He kept attached the music lovers with his violin music for over 70 years.

Facts about M S Gopalakrishnan:

  • M S Gopalakrishnan got education of Violin from his father PS Ayyar Goplalakrishnan. P S  was also a complete violinist of his time.
  • M S Gopalakrishnan has a great knowledge of South Indian and North Indian Music.
  • M S Anantraman, the elder brother of Gopalkrishnan was also a well known violin player.
  • Lalgudi Jayaraman and T.N. Krishnan were the contemporaries of M S Goplalakrishnan.
  • His daughter Dr. M Narmada received violin training from him. Gopalakrishnan  has two daughters and one son.
  • M S Gopalakrishnan died on 3 January 2013, due to suffering from Respiratory problems.

Awards and Honors received by M S Gopalakrishnan

  • Padmashree Honor by Government of India in 1975       
  • Kerala Sangeet Naatak Academy Award in 1979
  • Kendriya Sangeet Naatak Academy Award in 1982
  • Sangeet Kala Nidhi, Madras Music Academy Chennai in 1998
  • Padma Bhushan honor by Government of India in 2012

Related Question:-

Q.1 M S Gopalakrishnan is well known for which musical instrument?
A. Tabla
B. Flute
C. Violin
D. Bagpiper
Answer...
Ans: Violin
Q.2 Which award is received by M S Gopalakrishnan in 2012?
A. Kendriya Sangeet Naatak Academy
B. Padma Bhushan Award
C. Sangeet Kala Nidhi, Madras Music Academy Chennai
D. Padmashree Award
Answer...
Ans: Padma Bhushan Award

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