Archive | December 12, 2012

Sitar Maestro Ravi Shankar is no more (1920 – 2012)

Ravi Shankar passed away in San Diego, USA at the age of 92.

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Photo taken  in 1967 – courtsey of  BBC news (twitter)

Vocalist Vani Jeyaram  rendered her voice for the music of Maestro Shankar  and actress  Hema Malini played the role of Meera (Movie: Meera 1979)

The Indian newspaper “The Hindu” reported his loss as: Pandit Ravi Shankar passes away

The Hindu also published a slide show in memory of the well known Sitarist

BBC News paid tribute to the musician as – A look back at the life of Ravi Shankar