Krishna has reigned at the forefront of South Indian
music for the past five decades. His powerful voice
is magnetic and vibrant in all three octaves and his
musical and artistic talents are leg endary.
Born in Andhra Pradesh in 1930 to musician parents,
he was a child prodigy who, by his fifteenth birthday,
was already a popular vocalist and prolific composer.
He has enriched the world of South Indian music with
the creation of many new ragas and with nearly four
hundred classical compositions. He has also been a highly
acclaimed music director for films and radio, an actor,
and an instrumentalist who plays violin, viola, kanjira,
veena and mridangam. He is the recipient of India's
most distinguished awards, including Padma Vibhushan
from the President of India.