Legendary Indian sitarist, composer Ravi Shankar dead at 92

File photo of Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar performing in the eastern Indian city of KolkataLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar, who helped introduce the sitar to the Western world through his collaborations with The Beatles, died in Southern California on Tuesday, his family said. He was 92. Shankar, a three-time Grammy winner with legendary appearances at the 1967 Monterey Festival and at Woodstock, had been in fragile health for several years and last Thursday underwent surgery, his family said in a statement. …

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