Wednesday, December 12, 2012

He Has Ascended

Ravi Shankar, the legendary sitar player, who taught Beatle George Harrison how to play the stringed instrument and brought Indian music to the West, passed away at age 92 in the early evening yesterday in San Diego. His wife Sukanya and daughter Anoushka Shankar, were by his side.

As part of India and Pakistan's Golden Jubilee celebrations, Pandit Ravi Shankar, accompanied by his daughter Anoushka Shankar, perform live for the BBC at The Symphony Hall, Birmingham. (1997)

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