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T.N. Seshagopalan
T.N. Seshagopalan

Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: Carnatic vocalist Madurai T.N. Seshagopalan will be conferred the Sangita Kalanidhi title by the Music Academy on January 1, 2007.

A press release from the Academy said Mr. Seshagopalan had also been chosen to preside over its 80th annual conference to be held from December 15 to January 1. A decision to this effect was taken at its executive committee meeting on Sunday.

Other awards that the committee decided to confer during the 80th conference are: Sangita Kala Acharya (two awards) on C.V. Chandrasekhar and Seetha Rajan; TTK awards (two) on A. Kanyakumari and Padmavathy Ananthagopalan; and the Vaggeyakkara award on Suguna Purushothaman.

The awards will be conferred at the `Sadhas' on conclusion of the conference on January 1, according to the release.



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