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Indian Sitarist Ravi Shankar Dies

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Indian composer and sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar has died in a California hospital. He was 92. A statement released by his family, late Tuesday, said Shankar had been in “fragile health” for several years. The statement says he underwent surgery last week and never recovered. Shankar was one of India’s best known performers. Prime Minister […]

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Indian Sitarist Ravi Shankar Dies

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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Indian composer and sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar has died in a California hospital. He was 92. The entertainer, who was called “the godfather” of the music world by the Beatles, had been frail for several years. A statement released by his family says he was recently hospitalized for surgery. Shankar was one of India’s best […]

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