Somebody known as 'Vidwan of Vidwans' naturally finds a place here at vidwan section!
He was born at Alappuzha,Kerala in 1918.Learnt music from Subramania iyer,Somu bhagavathar,Ramnad Sankarasivam and Brinda Muktha.
Taught at Central college Chennai for nearly 5 years and was visiting prof. at Wesleyan college.
His style was unique,known for rendition of complex pallavis.
He was a good teacher also.Ritha Rajan,Nagamani Srinath,Neyyattinkara Vasudevan are some of his students.Sri.Vasudevan,though known as disciple of Semmangudi,learnt under Ramnad in 1967 for an year and whenever Vasudevan gives performance in Chennai, Ramnad Krishnan's sons used to attend the concert.
Never bothered about fame and popularity,this musician passed away in 1973 at the age of 55.
There are some commercial recordings available.Rasikas are welcome to comment on his music.Anbody having non commercial concerts,pl u/l.Thank you.