I present to you, Sir, Shri Ananth
Born on 23rd January, 1893 at Rallapalle (Andhra), Shri Sarma is one of our reputed musicologists. He is known for his editing of the works of Tallapakkam composers as also various other books of his own.
Besides being a musicologist, he studied vocal music with veterans like Karigiri Rao, Chikka Rama Rao and Bidaram Krishnappa. He has been honoured by various societies, including the Andhra Pradesh Sangeeta Nataka Akademi of which he is the Vice-President. He has been on the staff of the Mysore University and S. V. Oriental Institute, Tirupati.
For his eminence in the field of music and his contribution to its enrichment, Shri Ananth Krishna Sarma has been elected Fellow of the Akademi.