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Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar dies, aged 92

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  • Writer: By Ben Sheppard (AFP)
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NEW DELHI — Legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar, who influenced musicians ranging from The Beatles to violinist Yehudi Menuhin, has died aged 92 in the United States after surgery, his family said Wednesday. 

A file picture dated 19 July 2005 shows Indian musician Ravi Shankar performing on the main stage during the opening day of the Paleo Festival, in Nyon, Switzerland, 19 July 2005. According to media reports on 12 December 2012, Ravi Shankar passed away in San Diego, USA on 11 December at the age of 92. EPA/

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