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Message 1314196 - Posted: 12 Dec 2012, 9:20:11 UTC

A master sitar player and champion of Indian music, Ravi Shankar has passed.
I remember his music from very long ago as a lad.
And I did not realize that he was the father of Norah Jones, another artist I enjoy very much.

Rest in peace, Ravi.


Famed Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar dies at 92.



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Message 1314223 - Posted: 12 Dec 2012, 11:40:02 UTC

He had a strong connection with the Beatles.

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Message 1314260 - Posted: 12 Dec 2012, 13:38:56 UTC - in response to Message 1314223.  

He had a strong connection with the Beatles.

Ravi


And that is where I fist heard of him. RIP Ravi.
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Message 1314274 - Posted: 12 Dec 2012, 15:05:41 UTC

Fortunately as he passes over he leaves us his daughter Anoushka an accomplished
player in her own right.

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Message 1314371 - Posted: 12 Dec 2012, 19:23:00 UTC

RIP Ravi
It's good to be back amongst friends and colleagues



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Message 1314397 - Posted: 12 Dec 2012, 20:31:03 UTC
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I was fortunate to have seen him perform about 4 times. I truly was a master on the Sitar. He will be missed.

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Message 1315272 - Posted: 14 Dec 2012, 22:25:08 UTC

A friend of mine is a rookie music teacher in Kansas. He posted this on Facebook the other day:

In regards to Ravi Shankar's passing...
Student: "Sad, he didn't even make it to Christmas."
Me: "Well, seeing that he's not a Christian, I'm not sure how much that mattered to him."
Student: "Not a Christian? I'm not listening to this anymore." She then proceeded to plug her ears with her fingers.

Sigh... at least I can know that I'm the first person to expose these kids to this music.


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Message 1315693 - Posted: 15 Dec 2012, 19:24:50 UTC

RIP Ravi Shankar. A great loss...
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