Sitar Hero Ravi Shankar Dead at 92

'60s icon brought Indian music to the West

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 12, 2012 2:47 AM CST

(Newser) – The Indian sitar maestro George Harrison called the "father of world music" has died in California at the age of 92, Reuters reports. Ravi Shankar was already famous in his homeland when he introduced the Beatles to the sitar, bridging the gap between Eastern...   Read full story »


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