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Obituary for former faculty and Honorary Doctorate recipient Ravi Shankar

December 11, 2012
Variety

Sitar maestro, Oscar winner Ravi Shankar dies at 92

Sitar maestro and Oscar winner Ravi Shankar, dubbed the "godfather of world music" by George Harrison, who helped popularize North Indian classical music in the West, died today at San Diego's Scripps Hospital, where he was admitted last week after complaining of shortness of breath. He was 92.

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