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Gifted Indian sitar player who helped introduce the instrument to a wider audience. He was known for his use of Carnatic music and was given the title Pandit.
He married Roshanara Annapurna Khan in 1941, but the couple divorced in 1961. He married Sukanya Ranjan in 1988. He had two daughters, Norah and Anoushka, and a son, Shubhendra.
How did Ravi Shankar die?
Ravi Shankar's death was caused by Respiratory Insufficiency.
|Cause of death||Respiratory Insufficiency|
|Age of death||92 years|
|Birthday||April 7, 1920|
|Death date||December 11, 2012|
|Place of death||La Jolla, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Scattered in 3 locations: His birthplace in India, at sea off of San Diego, and the hills of the San Fernando Valley region|
I was invited for the first Woodstock. Actually, I started the programme.Ravi Shankar
One single raga can be performed for two hours, three hours.Ravi Shankar
I believe in one thing: that anyone who is able to do something good for someone, I mean, should be praised.Ravi Shankar
In the olden days, I believe Mozart also improvised on piano, but somehow in the last 200 years, the whole training of Western classical music – they don’t read between the lines, they just read the lines.Ravi Shankar
I think musicians and actors have all these problems, because of the popularity and the opportunity.Ravi Shankar