Source: The Hindu; Author: Geetha Venkataramanan; Photo courtesy: N. Sridharan

Mayavaram Saraswathi Ammal’s service spans over eight decades. She has always been applauded but accolades have been rather late to reach Mayavaram Saraswati Ammal, accomplished vocalist and flautist. She is one of the veterans Sangeet Natak Akademi has chosen to honour with the Tagore Samman in commemoration of the 150 birth anniversary of the Bengali genius. Crowning glory, indeed, at the age of 91.

Read more about her musical journey.