Ravi Shankar

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Ravi Shankar
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Ravi Shankar in 1988
Background information
Birth nameRabindra Shankar Chowdhury
রবীন্দ্র শঙ্কর চৌধুরী
Born7 Apryle 1920(1920-04-07)
Benares, Breetish Indie
(nou Varanasi, Republic o Indie)
Deid11 December 2012(2012-12-11) (aged 92)
San Diego, California, U.S.
GenresIndie clessical
  • Musician
  • componer
Years active1939–2012
LabelsEast Meets West Music [1]
Associate acts

Ravi Shankar, KBE (IPA: [ˈrɔbi ˈʃɔŋkɔr]; 7 Aprile 1920 – 11 December 2012), born Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury,[2] his name eften precedit bi the teetle Pandit ('Master'), wis an Indie muisicker an a componer o Hindustani clessical muisic. He wis ane o the best-kent exponents o the sitar in the seicont hauf o the 20t century an influenced mony ither muisickers throuoot the warld.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "East Meets West Music & Ravi Shankar Foundation". East Meets West Music, Inc. Ravi Shankar Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 12 December 2012.
  2. Lavezzoli 2006, p. 48

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