Ravi Shankar Dies at 92
Thu, 13 Dec 2012 09:59:36
Sitar player Ravi Shankar, also the father of singer Norah Jones and sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, died at a hospital near his San Diego home on Tuesday, December 11. He was 92-years-old. Shankar had been suffering from upper-respiratory and heart issues the past year. He underwent valve replacement surgery a week prior to his death, but failed to recover.
R.I.P., Ravi Shankar, who influenced a whole host of musicians and artists, including The Beatles.
Have you ever heard Ravi Shankar's sitar playing? Will you listen to it in light of his passing? Check out this YouTube video: