How did Ravi Shankar died?Ravi Shankar, who has died aged 92 after undergoing heart surgery , was the Indian maestro who put the sitar on the musical map. George Harrison called him « the godfather of world music » and it was Shankar’s vision that brought the sounds of the raga into western consciousness.
What is Ravi Shankar famous for?
Who is Ravi Shankar’s famous daughter?« I mean, he’s a genius, » said musician Norah Jones about her famous father, Ravi Shankar. « His music is amazing. »
Did Ravi Shankar played at Woodstock?Ravi Shankar, perhaps India’s most famous musician, popularized the sitar and classical Indian ragas in the West. He took the stage at Woodstock on Friday evening for a mesmerizing 45-minute performance just as the rain that plagued the festival was beginning.
Who invented sitar?It was also theorized in Muslim tradition, that the sitar was invented, or rather developed by Amir Khusrow ( c. 1253–1325), a famous Sufi inventor, poet and pioneer of Khyal, Tarana and Qawwali, during the 13th century.
Who is the famous singer of Indian classical music?Shubha Mudgal is a famous Indian singer of ‘Hindustani classical music’.
Who is father of Indian orchestra?Shankar founded the Indian National Orchestra at AIR and composed for it; in his compositions he combined Western and classical Indian instrumentation. Beginning in the mid-1950s he composed the music for the Apu Trilogy by Satyajit Ray, which became internationally acclaimed.
Who taught Beatles sitar?
Pandit Ravi Shankar