Madurai T. N. Seshagopalan (born Madurai Thirumalai Nambi Seshagopalan in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India, 1948) is a noted Carnatic musician and composer. His first music teacher was his own mother, and he later studied under Sri Ramanathapuram C. S. Sankarasivan.

In 1984 he was invited to sing at the Adelaide International Festival in Australia (and included performances Perth, Adelaide, Sydney and New Zealand). In 1987 he was India’s cultural ambassador to Russia. He has performed in countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Bahrain and Sri Lanka and has visited and performed in the United States of America numerous times.

Seshagopalan continues to increase his wide repertoire with compositions of his own. He is noted for his own elegant thillanas, bhajans, namavalis and abhangs. He is equally at home with North Indian ragas and has participated in several jugalbandhis.

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