Ravi Shankar

Born: 7 / 4 / 1920

Location: India

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Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar, (Bengali pronunciation: [ˈrobi ˈʃɔŋkor]; born Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury, sometimes spelled as Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury; 7 April 1920 – 11 December 2012) was an Indian sitarist and composer. A sitar virtuoso, he became the world's best-known expert of North Indian classical music in the second half of the 20th century, and influenced many musicians in India and throughout the world. Shankar was awarded India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1999.


1956 Music of India (Three Classical Ragas)
1958 India's Master Musician
1958 The Sounds of India
1959 Ragas & Talas
1962 Ravi Shankar In Concert

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