How Did Ravi Shankar Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Ravi Shankar death

The sitar player Ravi Shankar passed away at age 92, astounding.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Gifted Indian sitar player who helped introduce the instrument to a wider audience. He was known for his use of Carnatic music and was given the title Pandit.

He married Roshanara Annapurna Khan in 1941, but the couple divorced in 1961. He married Sukanya Ranjan in 1988. He had two daughters, Norah and Anoushka, and a son, Shubhendra.

How did Ravi Shankar die?

Respiratory Insufficiency caused Ravi Shankar's death in 2012.

Information about the death of Ravi Shankar
Cause of deathRespiratory Insufficiency
Age of death92 years
ProfessionSitar Player
BirthdayApril 7, 1920
Death dateDecember 11, 2012
Place of deathLa Jolla, California, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Scattered in 3 locations: His birthplace in India, at sea off of San Diego, and the hills of the San Fernando Valley region


One single raga can be performed for two hours, three hours.

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Ah, ‘Pather Panchali’ was the most inspiring film that I wrote music for, and it was so spontaneously done. I saw the film, composed on the spot, along with myself and only four other musicians, and everything was done within 4-1/2 hours, I think an all-time record anywhere.

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I think musicians and actors have all these problems, because of the popularity and the opportunity.

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I have great difficulty sitting in the middle of the night and writing. Everything I do comes spontaneous. Sometimes it takes a long time; sometimes it comes just like that.

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When people say that George Harrison made me famous, that is true in a way.

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