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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar

Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who spearheaded the worldwide spread of Indian music, died on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 in San Diego at the age of 92.

Ravi Shankar is India's most esteemed musical Ambassador and a singular phenomenon in the classical music worlds of East and West. As a performer, composer, teacher and writer, he has done more for Indian music than any other musician. He is well known f
or his pioneering work in bringing Indian music to the West. He had a major influence on Western musicians like The Beatles.

A three-time Grammy award winner, Shankar last performed in California on November 4 along with his daughter Anoushka Shankar. He has also been nominated for the 2013 Grammys for his album "The Living Room Sessions Part-1" and was pitted against Anoushka in the same category.

Source : 
Embassy of India Kathmandu,  http://www.facebook.com/IndianEmb.Kathmandu

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