Ananda Shankar



Age: 56


Summary: Bengali renowned musician and composer best known for fusing Western and Eastern musical styles who was also the nephew of world-famous sitar player Ravi Shankar but had made a significant impact in the 1970's psychedelic underground scene by combining Western electronics and Indian music to create instrumental jams and moody soundtracks.



Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest


Born: December 11, 1942


Died: March 26, 1999


Location: Calcutta, India