H. Ramachandra Shastry

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Ramachandra Shastry (Chennai 1978 private studio photo)
H. Ramachandra Shastry (Chennai 1978 private studio photo)

H. Ramachandra Shastry (1906 – 1992) was an Indian Carnatic flautist. He belonged to the bani (music school) of Sarabha Sastri and learned music from Palladam Sanjiva Rao, a direct disciple of Sastri].

Shastry taught Carnatic flute at Kalakshetra until 1992. G. S. Rajan, Ludwig Pesch and T Sashidhar are some of his disciples.

ReferencesEdit

  • Biography of H. Ramachandra Shastry
  • The Oxford Illustrated Companion to South Indian Classical Music. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009, ISBN 978019569998X Parameter error in {{ISBN}}: Invalid ISBN., p. 103, fig. 5 (Carnatic ensemble, Madras 1937)
  • A Garland (Biographical Dictionary) of Carnatic Composers and Musicians. Bombay: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1990, pp. 228-9