Sitar legend Ravi Shankar dies

Associated Press
Members of Vande Mataram music society play sitars during a function to offer tributes to the late legendary Indian sitar player Ravi Shankar on the banks of  the Ganges River in Varanas , India, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Shankar, who is credited with connecting the world to Indian music, died Tuesday in San Diego at the age of 92.  (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

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)