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Legendary Indian sitarist, composer Ravi Shankar dead at 92

Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar performs in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata in this February 7, 2009 file photo. Sitarist and composer Shankar has died in San Diego, media reports said on December 12, 2012. Shankar, 92, a three-time Grammy winner with legendary appearances at the 1967 Monterey Pop festival and Woodstock, was admitted to hospital last week after he complained of breathlessness, the Hindu reported. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw/Files

Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar performs in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata in this February 7, 2009 file photo. Sitarist and composer Shankar has died in San Diego, media reports said on December 12, 2012. Shankar, 92, a three-time Grammy winner...more

Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar performs in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata in this February 7, 2009 file photo. Sitarist and composer Shankar has died in San Diego, media reports said on December 12, 2012. Shankar, 92, a three-time Grammy winner with legendary appearances at the 1967 Monterey Pop festival and Woodstock, was admitted to hospital last week after he complained of breathlessness, the Hindu reported. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw/Files
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