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Tirupampuram S. Shanmughasundaram is no more
CHENNAI, May 25: Tirupampuram S. Shanmughasundaram, a noted vocalist in classical music and director of the Tamizh Isai Sangam in Chennai, passed away on May 18 at his home here. He was 73. Shanmughasundaram popularised Tamil songs by singing them at all his concerts. He was responsible for starting many music schools across Tamil Nadu. He also started music colleges, including the one in Tiruvaiyaru. He was principal of the Government Music College in Chennai. Among the many titles given to him was the 'Kalaimamani' award by the TN state government.