Ravi Shankar Passes
December 12, 2012 at 4:18 AM (PT)
Indian sitar virtuoso RAVI SHANKAR, perhaps best known for his work with GEORGE HARRISON and THE BEATLES, has died at 92.SHANKAR was the father of NORAH JONES.
A statement on his website said he died in SAN DIEGO, near his SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA home with his wife and a daughter by his side. The musician's foundation issued a statement saying that he had suffered upper respiratory and heart problems and had undergone heart-valve replacement surgery last week.