Mr A K Ramanujan

Profession: poet

Father of Mr A K Ramanujan

A. A. Krishnaswami Ayyangar

Wife of Mr A K Ramanujan

Molly Daniels-Ramanujan

Information about Mr A K Ramanujan

Ramanujan was educated at Marimallappa's High School, Mysore, and at the Maharaja College of Mysore  His father, Attipat Asuri Krishnaswami, an astronomer and professor of mathematics at Mysore University, was known for his interest in English, Kannada and Sanskrit languages  His academic research ranged across five languages: English, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and Sanskrit  Ramanujan was born in Mysore City on 16 March 1929  His mother was a homemaker. Ramanujan also had a brother, A.K. Srinivasan who was a writer and a mathematician  Ramanujan was a poet, scholar, a philologist, folklorist, translator, and playwright  Though he wrote widely and in a number of genres, Ramanujan's poems are remembered as enigmatic works of startling originality, sophistication and moving artistry  He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award posthumously in 1999 for his collection of poems, The Selected Poems.  A. K. Ramanujan was an Indian poet and scholar of Indian literature who wrote in both English and Kannada  Did Mr A K Ramanujan smoke?: Not Known  Did Mr A K Ramanujan drink alcohol?: Not Known  He published works on both classical and modern variants of this literature and argued strongly for giving local, non-standard dialects their due 

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