As per our current Database, Ravi Shankar has been died on Dec 11, 2012 (age 92).
When Ravi Shankar die, Ravi Shankar was 92 years old.
|Popular As||Ravi Shankar|
|Age||92 years old|
|Born||April 7, 1920 (Varanasi, India)|
Ravi Shankar’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Ravi Shankar was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Gifted Indian sitar player who helped introduce the instrument to a wider audience. He was known for his use of Carnatic music and was given the title Pandit.
He toured India and Europe with his brother Uday Shankar's famous dance group, eventually giving it up to learn the sitar with Allauddin Khan.
He was especially close to George Harrison of The Beatles, a friendship that gained him international recognition and influenced the track "Within You Without You" from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles' 1967 Grammy Award-winning album.
He married Roshanara Annapurna Khan in 1941, but the couple divorced in 1961. He married Sukanya Ranjan in 1988. He had two daughters, Norah and Anoushka, and a son, Shubhendra.
He collaborated with Yehudi Menuhin on the 1966 album West Meets East, which garnered the duo a Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance in 1967.