Death of Ravi Shankar

April 7, 1920 - December 11, 2012
New Delhi, India | Age 92

Indian sitar virtuoso dies at 92
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HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The kids at first didn't seem to know how to respond as Ravi Shankar began his four-hour set on the final afternoon of the Monterey Pop Festival, in the fabled summer of 1967.

As captured in D.A. Pennebaker's documentary, some nodded along and smiled; Jimi Hendrix listened carefully. Others dozed, or chatted. A few hippies danced wildly, as if they couldn't tell — or didn't care about — the difference between Shankar's...

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