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PBS NewsHour | Shankar, 92, Popularized Indian Music for Western Audiences | PBS

Duration: 03:01
Program: PBS NewsHour #10517
Broadcast Date: Dec. 12, 2012

A self-taught sitar player, Ravi Shankar inspired a new fascination with and appreciation for classical Indian music in Western popular culture. Judy Woodruff remembers the man who tutored Beatles guitarist George Harrison, performed at Woodstock and won three Grammy awards. Shankar passed away at the age of 92.

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Post Date: December 12, 2012