M. S. Pattabhiraman, arts promoter and supporter of social and community causes passed away on May 1. The funeral was held the same day. He was 90. Pattabhiraman was a former Vice President of The Music Academy and a well known person among rasikas and artistes. He was also associated with the Narada Gana Sabha in Alwarpet during its early years.
He was an active Rotarian and was also involved in religious projects.
He is survived by his daughter architect Tara Murali and sons Ramesh Pattabhiraman and P. Vasanthakumar.
The family lives at 18, Eldams Road, Alwarpet, Chennai 18. Phone – 24348957.