Famous Violinist Lalgudi Jayaraman Passed Away
Lalgudi Jayaraman, famous carnatic violinist passed away yesterday evening in Chennai. He was taking treatment for cardiac problem and breathed last in a city hospital due to cardiac arrest. 82 yrs old Jayaraman was born in 1930 in Lalgudi, Trichy and trained under his father, later VR. Gopala Iyer before flourishing in the company of musical greats G N Balasubramaniam, Madurai Mani Iyer, Musiri Subramania Iyer and Maharajapuram Santhanam. Some of his compositions like Gayaki style won him many admirers. He won Padma Bhushan and Sangeet Naatk Felloship among many other awards.