Category - Ilaiyaraaja

Ilaiyaraaja Profile :

Birth Name : R. Gnanathesikan

DOB : 3rd June 1943

Ilaiyaraaja is an Indian musician, composer, orchestrator, instrumentalist, lyricist and singer.

popular for his works in Indian Cinema, prominently in Tamil films

Ilaiyaraaja’s music is characterised by the use of an orchestration technique that is a synthesis of Western and Indian instruments and musical modes.

He uses electronic music technology that integrates synthesizers, electric guitars and keyboards, drum machines, rhythm boxes and MIDI with large orchestras that feature traditional instruments such as the veena, venu, nadaswaram, dholak, mridangam and tabla as well as Western lead instruments such as saxophones and flutes.