WATCH LIVE:

Sitar legend Ravi Shankar dies

Associated Press
FILE - In this July 19, 2005 file photo, Indian musician Ravi Shankar performs during the opening day of the Paleo Festival, in Nyon, Switzerland. Shankar, the sitar virtuoso who became a hippie musical icon of the 1960s after hobnobbing with the Beatles and who introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over an eight-decade career, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. He was 92. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sandro Campardo, File)

View gallery

11 photos

Ravi Shankar died Dec. 11 at age 92. A statement on his website said he died in San Diego, 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 recently undergone heart-valve replacement surgery.

View Comments (0)