Ravi Shankar

Shankar was already revered as a master of the sitar in 1966 when he met <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002237" title="George Harrison" href="/topic/entertainment/music/george-harrison-PECLB002237.topic">George Harrison</a>, the Beatle who became his most famous disciple and gave the Indian musician-composer unexpected pop-culture cachet. He was 92.  <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-ravi-shankar-20121212,0,3590779.story" class="center_label">Full obituary</a> | <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/la-ravi-shankar-20121211,0,831049.photogallery"><span class="center_label">Photos</span></a>
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<a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-2012notables-gallery,0,1269713.photogallery"><span class="center_label">Notable deaths of 2012</span></a>

( Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times / April 11, 2014 )

Shankar was already revered as a master of the sitar in 1966 when he met George Harrison, the Beatle who became his most famous disciple and gave the Indian musician-composer unexpected pop-culture cachet. He was 92. Full obituary | Photos
Notable deaths of 2012

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