(daughter of Madurai Shanmugavadivu of Devadasi heritage),married to Brahmin
M.L.Vasantakumari (daughter of Lalitangi, also of Devadasi heritage).
Vocalist Kanchipuram Naina Pillai (1889-1934), Veena Dhanammal (1867-1938),
Violinist Malaikottai Govindaswamy Pillai (1879-1931),
Violinist Kumbakonam Rajamanickam Pillai (1898-1970),
Mrudangist Pudukottai Dakshinamurthy Pillai (1875-1937),
Mrudangist Palani Subramania Pillai (1909-1962);
Musicologist and vocalist Prof. Dandapani Desikar (Mid 20th century);
Others veterans, namely, Dwaram Venkataswamy Naidu was from Andhra,
and Chowdaiah, a Lingayat, was from Mysore. read more about them here...
Nadaswaram geniuses:- (Karukkurichi Arunachalam, Tiruvaduturai Rajaratnam Pillai and others) and all Nattuvanar legends Kittappa Pillai, Ramaiya Pillai, Meenakshisundaram Pillai were Isai Vellaalars. But Nattuvangam and Nadaswaram were exclusive domains of Isai Vellaalars.