Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi

Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi is a well-known Carnatic violinist, vocalist and composer.

Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi
Birth nameLalgudi Vijayalakshmi
GenresClassical, fusion
Occupation(s)Violinist, composer
InstrumentsViolin and vocal
Years active1979 – present
WebsiteOfficial site

Early lifeEdit

Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi was born in Chennai to violin maestro Lalgudi Jayaraman. Her brother is also a noted violinist, G.J.R.Krishnan.[1]

She began her training under the guidance of her grandfather Lalgudi Gopala Iyer, who belonged to the sishya parampara of Tyagaraja himself and later trained under her father.


Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi debuted in 1979. She travels extensively on musical tours all over the world. Her style like her father's gayaka style closest to vocal rendition.

She performs a lot of duets with her brother, a violin player.[2]


  1. ^ Archive. "Archive News". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  2. ^ Friday Review. "Ragas of a festival - TVDM". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 January 2020.

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