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Palghat Mani Iyer
This site is a tribute to Sri Palghat Mani Iyer, the greatest mridangist of all time.

At this site you will find tributes paid to him by well known musicians and critics. Biographical sketches and impressions of Mani Iyer by his disciples and fans are included.

You will also find an interview with the genius flute Mali on Mani Iyer and another with Mani Iyer himself.

Pictures of him in concert with the stalwarts of Carnatic music are also included. You can listen to audio files of his thanis, his views on Layam and a tribute to the great Chembai.