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Ravi Shankar Memorial Service Held In California

By Joe Wilde | 21st December 2012

Family, friends and fans have all congregated in California today to mourn the late Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar, who passed away earlier this month.Shankar will long be remembered for his inspirational style of playing...

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Ravi Shankar, The Godfather Of Indian Classical Music, Has Died At The Age Of 92

By Lorna Greville  | 12th December 2012

Shankar changed the face of modern music and opened the eyes of millions to sitar music as well as the Asian-sub-continent's classical music differences in tone, rhythm, harmony and timbre. Sitar music has entirely different...

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"A True Pioneer" - The Recording Academy Pay Tribute To Ravi Shankar

By Hayley Avron | 12th December 2012

The Recording Academy have paid tribute to the late Ravi Shankar, who passed away, aged 92.In a statement, from the organisation behind the annual Grammy awards, his influence is acknowledged in many musical fields, such...

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Celebrated Sitar Maestro Ravi Shankar Died Aged 92

By Victoria Pavlova | 12th December 2012

Pandit Ravi Shankar, the virtuoso sitar player, who inspired the 60s psychedelic movement through his collaboration with the Beatles, has passed away at age 92. He was in his San Diego home at the time,...

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