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Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar's biography

Ravi Shankar is 92 years old composer born at Varanasi. He was born on Wednesday 7th of April 1920. According to year of birth 1920 he belongs to Greatest Generation. Birthday on 7th of April means he is Aries. Aries is the most active sign of Zodiac, one born with this sign is a very quick learner, aggressive and passionate.

He is an adherent of hinduism. His primary profession is to be composer. You can know him also as sitarist, film director. He is recently known as politician.

Ravi Shankar's family

Ravi Shankar's ex spouse

Annapurna Devi

Ravi Shankar and Annapurna Devi have been together since 1941 for 20 years.

He has 2 daughters.

Ravi Shankar's daughter: Norah Jones

Ravi Shankar's daughter's name is Norah Jones. She is known as actor. His daughter was born on Friday 30th of March 1979 in Brooklyn.

Ravi Shankar's daughter: Anoushka Shankar

Ravi Shankar's daughter's name is Anoushka Shankar. She is known as composer. His daughter was born on Tuesday 9th of June 1981 in London.

Ravi Shankar's career

His main focus is to be composer. He is also a member of American Academy of Arts and Letters. Maybe you are curious what instrument does he play ? He plays sitar.

How did Ravi Shankar die

He died on on Tuesday 11th of December 2012 when he was 92 years old at San Diego. Ravi Shankars death was caused by heart failure. It happend like natural causes.

Awards and competitions

Ravi Shankar's Awards

  • He received award for Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance for work West Meets East in 1967
  • He received award for Grammy Award for Album of the Year for work The Concert for Bangladesh in 1972
  • He received award for Grammy Award for Best World Music Album for work Full Circle: Carnegie Hall 2000 in 2001

Ravi Shankar's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Original Score

Ravi Shankar's body shape

Lets describe how Ravi Shankar looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.