About Karur Brothers

The Karur Brothers(19th century) were a group of four brothers who composed many songs together which includes the Sree ragam varnam. The main two were Karur Dakshinamurthy(1860-1887) and Karur Krishna Iyer(1861-1901) who were both violinists. Their compositions followed the style of Thyagaraja as they belong to the Sishya Parampara of Thyagaraja. They were also known as the Garbhapuri brothers as their mudra is "Garbhapuri".