Chennaveera Kanavi

Chennaveera Kanavi (Kannada : ಚನ್ನವೀರ ಕಣವಿ) was born on 28 June 1928 in Hombal (Kannada : ಹೊಂಬಳ ) village, Gadag District, Karnataka, India. His parents were Sakkareppa and Parvathavva. He finished his school and college education in Dharwad. In 1952, he got his B. A. degree from Karnataka College Dharwad and M. A. Degree from Karnataka University Dharwad. From 1956 to 1983 he worked as a Director for 'Prasaranga' of Karnataka University.

He is considered one of the major poet and writer in the Kannada language and received the Sahitya Akademi Award for his work Jeeva Dhwani (Poetry) in 1981. He is popularly known as "Samanvayada Kavi" and "Soujanyada Kavi".

In 2011, he was honored with the Sahitya Kala Kaustubha Award.[1]

PoetryEdit

  • Kavyaakshi
  • Bhaavajeevi
  • Aakaashabutti
  • Madhuchandra
  • Shishu Kanda Kanasu
  • Nelamugilugala Madhye
  • Mannina Meravanige
  • Deepadhari
  • Eradu Dada
  • Hombelaku
  • Jeeniya
  • Kartheekada Moda
  • Suneeta Sampada
  • Jeeva Dhwani
  • Neeve Pramanu
  • Hoovu Horaluvavu Sooryana Kadege
  • Shishiradalli Banda Snehitha
  • Chirantana Daaha
  • Samagra Kavya
  • Nanna Desha Nanna Jana

ProseEdit

  • Sahitya Chintana
  • Kavyanusandhana
  • Sahitya Samahitha
  • Samatholana
  • Samagra Gadya Volume - 1
  • Samagra Gadya Volume - 2

Awards and HonorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Staff Correspondent, Set poems to music, Kanavi tells young musicians, The Hindu, 5 September 2011.