Honour for musician

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D. K. Pattammal
D. K. Pattammal

Andhra Music Academy, Visakhapatnam and Nada Bharati, Hyderabad, in association with Sarvani Sangeetha Sabha, Chennai, have organised a function in honour of D. K. Pattammal. She will be awarded the title, `Sangeetha Vidya Nidhi' in the presence of Kandukuri Sivananda Murty Garu on April 25, 6 p.m. at the Music Academy. The honour comprises a gold medal, cash and citation. Nada Bharati will present Pattammal with Sangeeta Bharati Lifetime Achievement Award. M. Balamuralikrishna will be the chief guest, N. Murali, president, Music Academy, the guest of honour and Vyjayanthimala Bali the special guest. N. V. Subramaniam, Managing Trustee, Saraswathi Vaggeyakara Trust, and musicologist V. V. Srivatsa will also grace the occasion. R. Prabhakar Rao, president, Andhra Music Academy, will preside. A musical tribute by the disciples of D. K. Pattammal at 5.30 p.m., precedes the award ceremony, which will commence with a prayer by Nityasree Mahadevan. For further details call: 28151417; 2239 2291.



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