The Legend


The Coveteur (and the industry fans who love them) celebrate RW & CO with nachos

Born in Madras, India, May 13, to Jayammal (mother) and Modarapu Govindarajulu

1918

Edance training begun under Nattuvanar Kandappa Pillai; trained in music under Jayammal, Vina Dhanam(grandmother), Tenmattam Varadachari; studied abhinaya with Mylapore Gauri Amma; improvisation withChinnayya Naidu.

1923

Debut in kanchipuram and madras.

1927 - 1928

First of yearly concerts at Music Academy, Madras

1933

Invited by Uday Shankar to perform in North India

1936

Rabindranath Tagore attended concert in Benares

1937

Birth of her only daughter, lakshmi; concert tour of Ceylon

1943

Opened school at Madras Music Academy(presently maintained by her daughter)

1953
India
BALA MUSIC & DANCE ASSOC
No. 5/9 Ramanathan St.
Kilpauk
Chennai - 600010
India

Mobile : +91 - 98841 91854

United States of America
BALA MUSIC & DANCE ASSOC
2626 Jackson Ave
Apt. 702, Long Island City
New York, New York, 11101
USA

Telephones : 917-745-0082 / 347-225-2590

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