Namagiripettai Krishnan
Namagiripettai Kathan Krishnan

2 April 1924
Namagiripettai, Tamilnadu
Died30 April 2001(2001-04-30) (aged 77)

Namagiripettai K Krishnan (2 April 1924 – 30 April 2001)[1] was a Carnatic musician who played the Nadaswaram. He was born in Namagiripettai village and lived in Sendamangalam, Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu, India. He gave many performances across the country. In 1981, Krishnan was awarded the Padma Shri by the Indian government for his contributions to Carnatic music.[2] He was also the Asthana Sangeetha Vidwan for the Tirumala Venkateswara Temple.



  1. ^ "NAMAGIRIPETTAI KRISHNAN - THE PASSING AWAY OF A VETERAN". 2 May 2001. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  2. ^ "List of Padmashri awardees" (PDF). Government of India. Retrieved 18 November 2010.