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    • Ravi Shankar - Singer Norah Jones (L) performs during her concert at A Summer's Day festival in Mumbai on March 3, 2013. Jones, who is the daughter of legendary Indian sitar player, the late Ravi Shankar, performed for the first time in the country.
    • Ravi Shankar - In this photograph taken on June 4, 2008, Indian musician Ravi Shankar's daughter, Anoushka performs during a concert at London's Barbican centre. The daughter of legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar said on February 14, 2013in a video released for a global women's rights campaign that she had been sexually abused as a child by a family acquaintance. Anoushka Shankar, herself a famed sitar player who used to play with her late father, said she had decided to go public in support of the One Billion Rising campaign against violence against women.
    • Ravi Shankar - LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10:  Musician Anoushka Shankar accepts Best World Music Album for 'The Living Room Sessions Part 1' on behalf of her father, the late Ravi Shankar, onstage at the The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Nokia Theatre on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
    • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's daughter Anushka speaks at the Ravi Shankar Memorial on the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas on December 20, 2012 in California. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
    • Ravi Shankar - White roses are handed out to attendees for the Ravi Shankar memorial at the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas on December 20, 2012 in California. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California.
    • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's wife Sukanya (C) arrives at Self Realization Fellowship grounds to attend the Ravi Shankar Memorial in Encinitas on December 20, 2012 in California. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California.
    • Ravi Shankar - A surfer walking past is reflected on a sign for the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas, California where a memorial for the late Ravi Shankar was underway on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11,2012 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
    • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's daughter Anushka helps her mother Sukany on stage as she offers a gesture to those in attendance for the Ravi Shankar Memorial at the Self Realization fellowship grounds in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11, 2012 at the age of 92 in southern California.
    • Ravi Shankar - A prayer offering by Dr. Nandakumar of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan opens the program at Self Realization Fellowship grounds for the Ravi Shankar Memorial in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
    • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's daughters, Norah Jones (L) and Anushka (C) and wife Sukanya (R) ride in the back of a golf cart foollowing the Ravi Shankar Memorial at the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas on December 20, 2012 in California. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11, 2012 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
    • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's family, including daughter Norah Jones (4thL in black), wife Sukanya (5thL) and Anushka (6thL) offer a gesture in appreciation and thanks to those in attendance for the Ravi Shankar Memorial at the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
    • Ravi Shankar - Olivia Harrison, widow of the late ex-Beatle George Harrison, looks skyward following her words to those in attendance for the Ravi Shankar Memorial at the Self Realization Fellowship grounds in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11, 2012 at the age of 92 in southern California. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN.
    • Ravi Shankar - The late Ravi Shankar's daughter Anushka and her husband Joe Right and child arrive at Self Realization Fellowship grounds to attend the Ravi Shankar Memorial in Encinitas, California on December 20, 2012. Concerts and private memorials in India and California have been held in memory of the legendary Indian Sitar player who died on December 11 at the age of 92 in southern California.
    • Ravi Shankar - This file photo taken on June 4, 2008 shows Indian musician Ravi Shankar saluting the audience as he performs during a concert at London's Barbican Centre. Private memorials will be held in India and California for legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar, a publicist said on December 14, 2012, after his death earlier this week.
    • Ravi Shankar - A combination made on December 14, 2012 shows files pictures of personalities who died in 2012 (From topL): Greek film director Theo Angelopoulos died on January 24, US pop legend Whitney Houston on February 11, Convicted Nazi guard John Demjanjuk on March 17, former Algerian President Ahmed Ben Bella on April 11, former Israeli Premier Yitzhak Shamir on June 30, Spanish former Secretary-General of the Spanish Communist Party Santiago Carrillo on September 18, Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes on May 15, US Science fiction writer Ray Bradbury on June 5, US singer Donna Summer on May 17, US astronaut Neil Armstrong on August 25, South Korean religious leader and founder of the Unification Church Sun-Myung Moon on September 2, former Algerian President Chadli Bendjedid on October 6, former Cambodian King Norodom Sihanouk on October 14, Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer on December 6, US Jazz legend Dave Brubeck on December 5, Chinese-born British writer Han Suyin on November 2, Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar on December 11 and French climber Maurice Herzog on December 14.
    • Ravi Shankar - Senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Arun Jaitley (R) and Ravi Shankar Prasad prepare to address the media at Parliament house during the winter session in New Delhi on December 5, 2012. India's government, which lost its majority in September, faced a test of its ability to marshal support in parliament on Wednesday with a vote on a contentious recent reform of the retail sector. After two days of stormy debating in the rowdy lower house, lawmakers are set to pass judgement on new rules opening up the highly protected retail sector to foreign supermarkets that are being allowed in for the first time.
    • Ravi Shankar - Art of Living Foundation leader Shri Ravi Shankar also known as 'Sri Sri' attends a medation session in front of the holy Mahbodhi tree in Bodhgaya on January 21, 2012. He is a spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation (founded 1982), which aims to relieve individual stress, societal problems and violence.
    • Ravi Shankar - Art of Living Foundation leader Shri Ravi Shankar also known as 'Sri Sri' receives a flotus flower from a supporter as he offers prayers at Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya on January 21, 2012. He is a spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation (founded 1982), which aims to relieve individual stress, societal problems and violence.
    • Ravi Shankar - P.Ravi Shankar, Chief Executive Officer of Indian Construction Equipment company, Leyland Deere, C.Anand, vice president Sales and Marketing, Leyland Deere and Executive Director, Automotive Manufactures, Rajiv M Sanghvi (C) pose in front of a Leyland Deere 435 Backhoe Loader (BHL) during its launch at a press conference in Hyderabad, on January 10, 2012. Ashok Leyland flagship of the Hinduja Group and John Deere entered the Indian construction Equipment Market launched their first product Leyland Deere 435 (BHL).
    • Ravi Shankar - P.Ravi Shankar, Chief Executive Officer of Indian Construction Equipment company, Leyland Deere, poses in front of a Leyland Deere 435 Backhoe Loader (BHL) during its launch at a press conference in Hyderabad, on January 10, 2012. Ashok Leyland flagship of the Hinduja Group and John Deere entered the Indian construction Equipment Market launched their first product Leyland Deere 435 (BHL).
    Hindustani sitar player and composer.Father of Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones. Born April 7, 1920 in Varanasi, United Provinces, in the former British Raj, India.Died December 11, 2012 in San Diego, USA. ...more


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