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Norah Jones Collects Ravi Shankar's Posthumous Grammy Award

Singer Norah Jones stepped up to accept a special posthumous Grammy Award on behalf of her late father Ravi Shankar at a special ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday (09Feb13).The celebrated sitar player was publicly...

Joe Wright's New Play Eased His Grief After Ravi Shankar's Death

Atonement director Joe Wright has credited his light-hearted new theatre project with helping him to cope following the death of his famous father-in-law Ravi Shankar.Wright, who is married to the Indian musician's daughter, Anoushka, was...

Ravi Shankar Memorial Service Held In California

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Celebrated Sitar Maestro Ravi Shankar Died Aged 92

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,...

Ravi Shankar Lands Top Honour At The Asian Awards

Celebrated sitar player Ravi Shankar will receive the prestigious Fellowship Award at an upcoming gala honouring outstanding Asians.The Indian musician will be the star guest at The Asian Awards in London on Tuesday (18Oct11), and...

Bono Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

Irish rocker BONO has been nominated for the 2005 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. The U2 frontman has been put up for the award, because of his tireless work campaigning against poverty and raising awareness of...

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