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Poongulam Subramaniam

Mridangam (Carnatic)

K Gayatri
B Ananthakrishnan
H K Venkatram
32 collaborations

Poongulam Subramaniam, a percussionist much sought after by musicians. Simple and soft-spoken, Subramaniam has pursues his art with diligence. He takes a trip down memory lane. His father Poongulam R. Sabesa Iyer whose gurukula training was under Tiruvarur Kunju Iyer, was an accomplished mridangam player. Sabesa Iyer has played for all the doyens of yore, such as Madurai Mani Iyer, GNB, Alathur and Ariyakkudi. After moving to Kumbakonam Sabesa Iyer accompanied nama sankirtan and hari katha programmes and also had many students learning mridangam from him. Subramnaim and his three brothers have learnt from his father though he is the onl ...Read More

  1. Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India