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Ravi Shankar: Ambassador of Hindustani Music

Allen Roda, Former Jane and Morgan Whitney Research Fellow, Department of Musical Instruments

Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014

Happy birthday to Pandit Ravi Shankar—the legendary sitarist widely known to have played a pivotal role in spreading appreciation for Hindustani classical music throughout the world, as well as for teaching Beatles guitarist George Harrison to play the instrument.

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