Ananda Coomaraswamy, an expert on Indian culture, was married to Ratan Devi, a British singer who studied music in India.

Anuradha Jonnalagadda states in an article, while referring to the Devadasi traditions that each region of Andhra (composite) had its own performance speciality. The artistes from Konaseema and Siarkar districts used to perform abhinaya sitting down, whereas those from Nellore and Chittoor used to do the same standing.
(‘The Bhagavata traditions and Kuchipudi: The Telangana Connection’ by Anupama Kylash, Nartanam, Oct– Dec 2016)

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