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Shankar, Ravi, 1920-2012

LC control no.n 50001487
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LC classificationML419.S49 Biography
Personal name headingShankar, Ravi, 1920-2012
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Variant(s)Ravi Shankar, 1920-2012
Ravishankar, Pandit, 1920-2012
Chowdhury, Robindro Shaunkor, 1920-2012
Shaunkor, Robindro, 1920-2012
LocatedEncinitas, Calif.
Birth date19200407
Death date20121211
Place of birthVārānasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Place of deathLa Jolla, San Diego, Calif.
Profession or occupationSitar player Composer
Found inRavi Shankar, India's master musician. [Phonodisc] 1958.
Baker, 8th ed. (Shankar, Ravi; b. April 7, 1920, Benares; Indian sitarist and composer)
New offerings from Ravishankar [SR] p1984: label (Pt. Ravishankar, participant in sitar ensemble)
Washington Post, Dec. 12, 2012 obit. (Ravi Shankar, grammy-winning Indian sitar virtuoso, dies at 92 [Dec. 11, 2012]; Shankar introduced western audiences to traditional Indian music in the 1960s and was the father of the jazz-pop musician Norah Jones. He died at a hospital near his home in Encinitas, Calif.)
Wikipedia, viewed via WWW on Dec. 12, 2012 (Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury; b. 7 April 1920 in Varanasi; d. 11 December 2012, San Diego, California, US; often referred to by the title Pandit, was an Indian musician and composer who played the plucked-string instrument sitar. He has been described as the best known contemporary Indian musician; father of Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones)