I present to you, Sir, Shri Narayanrao Ganesh Vyas.
Shri Narayanrao Vyas was born in Kolhapur, in 1902, and he received training in music from the great master Pandit Vishnu Digambar Paluskar. Shri Narayanrao Vyas is a leading vocalist in Khyal of the Gwalior Gharana. He has also earned high approbation for his rendering of bhajans and of theatre music. His versatility extends to playing the harmonium, the tabla, and the jaltarang.
Shri Narayanrao Vyas has received several honours and titles from societies and associations serving the cause of music. He has toured and performed very extensively in India and he also has over 70 discs his credit. He is presently Principal of the Vyas Academy of Indian Music, Bombay.
For his eminence in the field of Music and his contribution to its enrichment Shri Narayanrao Ganesh Vyas receives the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Hindustani Vocal Music.