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Tyagaraja, Carnatic music composer, was born

Tyagaraja, Carnatic music composer, was born
  • Kakarla Tyagabrahmam was born on 4 May, in 1767 in Tiruvarur, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu to Kakarla Ramabrahmam and Sitamma in a Telugu Brahmin family. His family belonged to the smarta tradition and Bharadvajasa gotra.
  • Saint Tyagaraja also was known as Tygayya died on 6 January 1847.  He was one of the greatest composers of Carnatic music or Indian classical music.He was a prolific composer and highly influential in the development of the classical music tradition.
  • Tyagaraja saw the reigns of four kings of Maratha dynasty — Tulaja II (1763-1787), Amarasimha (1787-1798), Serfoji II (1798-1832) and Sivaji II (1832-1855).
  • A yearly event is also organized in his memory during January and February in Thiruvaiyaru, This week-long music festival is known as Tyagaraja Aradhana.

Related question:-

Q. Kakarla Tyagabrahmam is known for:- 

A) Rock Music

B) Carnatic music

C) Folk Music

D) Instrumental 

Answer:- B)

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