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16 Aug 2021
Thanjavur Quartet
Thanjavur Quartet
(Thanjai Naalvar in Tamil) refers to Chinnayya (1802-1856), Ponniah (1804-1864), Sivanandam (1808-1863) and Vadivelu (1810-1845) - four brothers who codified and systematized the 'SADIR' format.
Descendants of the Thanjavur Quartet
Gurus Meenakshi Sundaram Pillai ; Ponnayya Pillai ; Chokkalingam Pillai ; Subbaraya Pillai ; Kandappa Pillai ; K.P.Kittappa Pillai ; K.P.K.Chandrasekharan