Ravi Shankar Dies at 92

Ravi Shankar: 1920-2012

Ravi Shankar: 1920-2012

The Indian sitar master, who made impressions on the world of music for decades, from the work of John Coltrane to the Beatles and George Harrison, has died at the age of 92 in California.

According to the AP:

Shankar died Tuesday at age 92. A statement on his website said he died in San Diego, near his Southern California home with his wife and a daughter by his side. The musician’s foundation issued a statement saying that he had suffered upper respiratory and heart problems and had undergone heart-valve replacement surgery last week.

Another great soul of the music world passes.

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