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Salem Sri G Deiskan

Salem Sri G Deiskan (July 7, 1926 - March 18, 1986) was the foremost acharya of Carnatic Music in Salem City. He was “ blessed with a golden voice and unimaginable creativity that can lift the world around him into the heavens. “

He has produced a host of talented musicians and has been instrumental in spotting talent.

He was a vocalist as well as a Vainika (Veena Player).

Born of D.Gopalachar, Advocate, Salem, a patriot who relinquished his practice to support national struggle, G.Desikan had his musical training under Sister Lakshmi, a disciple of Salem Doraiswami Ayyangar.

He made his debut performance at Devakottai in his twelfth year.

 Desikan had made intensive study of the music and styles of eminent vidwans of Carnatic and Hindustani music and was practically a self-made vidwan having moulded his vidwat by sheer observation and dedicated practice.

 His voice was melodious, attractive and praise-worthy.

His services were availed of by Annamalai University to tune songs in Tamil as part of the efforts to popularise Tamil Isai.

He was a great admirer of the styles of eminent vocalists of the time and of the Nagaswara maestro, T.N.Rajarathinam and inspired by them, used to bring out flashes of their styles at his concerts, which exuded lakshana and lakshya graces.

Desikan founded the Sangita Samrakshana Sabha, in  Salem  in 1958  along with  Salem D Chellam Iyengar and other  friends.

He had trained many including Jayalakshmi Ramachandran, Neela and Eachangudi N.Ramamurti Bhagavatar.

He had given a large number of concerts (vocal and veena) for All India Radio and sabhas.

Padma Desikan, his wife, is a veena player. Desikan was also manufacturing veenas according to specifications.

He visited the then USSR (Russia) under a Government sponcered program and gave performances at Tashkent and Moscow.

Honours and titles : 
Gana Kala Chandra - awarded by Tiger Varadachariar 
Gana Kala Paripurna -  awarded by T.N.Rajarathinam 
Sangita Samrat - awarded at Bangalore

Some of his songs are here:

Audio link provided by my friend Shri Sapthgirieswaran through mail

1 comment:

sankara said...

be musics you have give for eg. nithyashree mahadevan songs in v kailasam's channel