Konerirajapuram Vaidyanatha Ayyar

Konerirajapuram Vaidyanatha Ayyar (1878-1921) was a Carnatic vocalist from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Early lifeEdit

Vaidyanatha Ayyar was born in 1878 to Narayana Ayyar and Sitalakshmi in the Vathima village of Konerirajapuram in a Vadama Iyer family. He had his early training under Nagaswaram Palanivelu, Marudhanallur Kulandaisami, Chinna Kulandaisami, Melattur Sundara Bhagavathar and Venkatarama Bhagavathar.

He was married at the age of twelve.

ReferencesEdit

  • N. Rajagopalan (1992). Another Garland: Biographical Dictionary of Carnatic Composers & Musicians, Bopok II. Carnatic Classicals. pp. 319–320.