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