|He wedded Parvatamma at a young age, and she passed away in short span. After the demise of his 1st wife, he wedded Kamalamba, and the couple had a daughter, Seethalakshmi.
He has written numerous devotional songs in praise of Lord Rama. Five compositions made by him known as the ‘Five Gems’ are usually sung in programmes in the honour of Tyagaraja.
He passed away on January 6th 1847.