Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar passed away

12 Dec 2012 16 Views

 

Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar passed away in San Diego, USA, On Tuesday evening. He was suffered with breathing problem since last 5 days. He was 92.

On 6 December 2012, Shankar was admitted to Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, San Diego, California after complaining of breathing difficulties. He died on 11 December 2012 at around 4:30pm PST. According to The Ravi Shankar Foundation, Shankar had suffered from upper-respiratory and heart issues over the past year and underwent heart-valve replacement surgery on 6 December 2012.

Global Hindu Heritage Foundation (GHHF) & Savetemples.org, Aalayavani Web Radio & Aalayavani Web Magazine deeply condemned the demise of Pandi Ravi Shanker and passed condolences to his family. He will always be remembered.

Ravi Shankar (Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury) born on 7 April 1920, often referred to by the title Pandit, was an Indian musician and composer who played the sitar, a plucked-string instrument. He was described as the best-known contemporary Indian musician

 

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