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Ravi Shankar: 1920 to 2012

| December 12, 2012

Indian sitar master Ravi Shankar, who befriended The Beatles and brought the instrument to the attention of American audiences through performances at Woodstock and the Monterey Pop Festival, died on Tuesday at the age of 92.

Shankar’s artistic partnership with George Harrison yielded The Concert For Bangladesh:

Harrison also appeared with Shankar on “The Dick Cavett Show” in 1971:

At Woodstock:

At the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967:

With daughter Anoushka Shankar Wright:

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