Ravi Shankar



Age: 92


Summary: Indian sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over nearly a century, and who was also the father of American singer Norah Jones.



Cause of Death: Complications from heart surgery


Born: April 7, 1920


Died: December 11, 2012


Location: San Diego, California