Shyama Shastri Commemorative Stamp

06 Aug 2022  Sat

Music plays a vital role in all of our life. Different type’s music has a different impact on one’s life. These different types of music were composed by different composers. This composer adorns this music with their own vocabulary. One such musician was Shyama Shastri, eldest in the Trinity of Carnatic Music.

Shyama Shastri was a musician and composer of Carnatic music. He is the oldest amongst the Carnatic music Trinity of Carnatic music, Tyagaraja and Muthuswami Dikshitar being the other two. He was the master of rhythm (laya) and developed a beautiful musical form of ‘Swarajati’.

The Government of India issued this commemorative stamp on Syama Shastri in 1985 to commemorate him and his work.

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