R R Keshavamurthy
RR Keshavamurthy was born in the year1913. He was an Indian violinist of great repute and precision. He was better known as RRK. He was a disciple of Bidaram Krishnappa, The Guru of the violinist Mysore T. Chowdiah.RRK was well-known for his rigorous practice and discipline. RRK has trained many of todays leading young musicians like Dr. Meenakshi Ravi, Dr. Jyotsna Srikanth,Vidwan.Mysore Sanjeev kumar – Violist and Violinist Nalina Mohan, Jyotsna Manjunath and Nikhil Joshi. He has also authored several books.He was awarded with the title Sangeetha Kala Rathna and Nada Bheeshma Vidwan.
- Veena Seshanna Memorial Award
- Kanaka Purandara Prashasthi (1993)
- Sangeet Natak Akademi Award