-Purandara Dāsa (Kannada: ಪುರಂದರ ದಾಸ) (1484–1564) was a Haridasa (a devotee – servant of Lord Hari (Vishnu)), great devotee of Lord Krishna (an incarnation of Lord Vishnu) and a saint. He was a disciple of the celebrated Madhwa philosopher-saint Vyasatirtha, and a contemporary of yet another great Haridasa, Kanakadasa. His Guru, Vyasatirtha glorified Purandara Dasa in a song thus: Dāsarendare purandara dāsarayya. He was a composer, singer and one of the chief founding-proponents of the South Indian classical Music (Carnatic Music). In honor of his significant and legendary contributions to Carnatic Music, he is widely referred to as the Pitamaha (lit, "father" or the "grandfather") of Carnatic Music. He is respected as an avatara (incarnation) of the great sage Narada (a celestial being who is also a singer). Purandara Dasa was a wealthy silver and other miscellaneous jewellery merchant from Karnataka, who gave away all his material riches to become a Haridasa, a devotional singer who m. . .
Gaanake Sulabhavo (Ranjini-Adi)... [Maharajapuram Santhanam], [Purandara Dasar] -Album:Carnatic Classicals.
Jagadodharana... [Jayashree Rajeev], [Purandradasar] -Album:Nagumo.
Vijayakashtakam... [Jayashree Rajeev], [Purandradasar] -Album:Nagumo.