- Tip: Navigate with your left and right arrow keys9412/11/12: Ravi Shankar, the world renowned sitarist, passed away from natural causes. Shankar is best known as the man who brought Indian music to the foreground in the West by being the sitar teacher of former Beatles member George Harrison. Ravi Shankar played throughout the world including his famous set at Woodstock in 1969. He was 92.
Birthplace: Varanasi, India
Profession: Film Score Composer, Musician, Composer
Date Of Death: 2012
Cause Of Death: Heart failure, Respiratory failure
Place Of Death: Encinitas, California, United States of America
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