He wrote many songs on lord Muruga and Kanchi Shankaracharya (Maha Periyavar). He was the Principal of Music college in Sri Lanka. Later he came and settled in Chennai. Very famous songs of Maharajapuram are Unnai Allal (Kalyani Raga), Padhame gathi, Varam onnru (Shanmugapriya), Bho Shambo (Revathi), Madhura Madhura (Bagheshree),Srichakra Raja (Ragamalika) and many more. He was killed in a car accident in 1992.
Now his sons Maharajapuram srinivasan and Maharajapuram Ramachandran are carrying on his rich musical tradition http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maharajapuram_Santhanam Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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