Wednesday, 12 December 2012

R.I.P. Ravi Shankar, the great sitar maestro

  

Ravi Shankar (born Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury)

7th April 1920 – 11th December 2012

 

 
it was yesterday that we lost the man who initially brought the sitar into western, and especially into psychedelic music. the man who influenced the music of the 1960s and afterwards, notably that of the beatles, like no other.
ravi shankar reached the biblical age of 92 years, but his musical heritage will live on many times his lifespan.

read about his passing here.

 

 

 

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