Musicologist Award

This was instituted as the Vaggeyakara award in 1999 by Smt R Ranganayaki to recognise outstanding contemporary music composers in the field. In 2008, the scope of this award was changed to include musicologists as well and the award was renamed the Musicologist Award.

Winners:

2018

Dr Premeela Gurumurthy

musicologist

2017

Dr T S Sathyavathi

musicologist

2016

Dr. Rama Kausalya

musicologist

2015

Dr. Gowri Kuppuswami

musicologist

2014

Vidushi Dr. Padma Murthy

musicologist

2013

Dr. R.S Jayalakshmi

musicologist

2012

Dr. Ritha Rajan

musicologist

2011

Dr. M.B. Vedavalli

musicologist

2010

Dr. R. Sathyanarayana

musicologist

2009

B.M. Sundaram

musicologist

2008

Dr. SAK Durga

musicologist

2007

Vidvan Madurai, Shri G.S. Mani

musicologist

2006

Vidushi Suguna Purushothaman

musicologist

2005

Vidvan Nallan, Chakravartula Krishnamacharyulu

musicologist

2004

Dr. Rukmini Ramani

musicologist

2003

Madurai T. Srinivasan

musicologist

2002

Dr. V.V. Srivatsa

musicologist

2001

Mannargudi Sambasiva Bhagavatar

musicologist

2000

Thanjavur V. Sankara Iyer

musicologist

1999

Sangita Kalanidhi, Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna

musicologist