Pandit Vinayak Narayan Patwardhan was an Indian vocalist of Gwalior gharana of Indian classical music.Vinayakrao Patwardhans singing reflected the simple and straight forward approach to ragas, which is the characteristic of the Gwalior Gharana style. His favorite ragas included Bahar, Adana,Multani, Malhar, Jaijaivanti, Hameer and Bhairav-bahar. He performed in most of the important music festivals. He was one of the few practicing musicians of the time who wrote textbooks on music.
Indian Classical Music