Images: Rare photos of sitar maestro Ravi Shankar

 

Ravi Shankar, the Indian composer and sitar player pictured playing his sitar on 31 May, 1966. Getty Images

 

Singer-songwriter George Harrison, former member of The Beatles, at the Royal Festival Hall with Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar. Getty Images

 

Indian musician and composer Ravi Shankar (left) playing a sitar in a concert with tabla player Alla Rakha and tanpura player Prodyot Sen, 15th October 1958. Erich Auerbach/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

 

Indian sitar maestro Pundit Ravi Shankar laughs with his daughter sitar player Anoushka Shankar as they sit beside sheep in New Delhi February 25, 2002. The two artists were promoting an end to cruelty towards animals. Reuters

 

Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar (R) kisses Masoom, a two-and-a-half month old goat rescued from an abattoir, as his wife Sukanya Shankar looks on during a news conference in Bombay April 1, 2004. Reuters

 

American violinist Yehudi Menuhin examining a sitar owned by Indian musician Ravi Shankar. Getty Images

 

Musician Ravi Shankar (R) and daughter Anoushka Shankar arrive for a screening of "Concert for George", a new documentary film celebrating the music of George Harrison. Reuters

 

 


Published Date: Dec 12, 2012 12:22 pm | Updated Date: Dec 12, 2012 12:22 pm

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