Ravi Shankar was born in 1920. By 1960, he'd become internationally known as a classical Indian musician. His association with the Beatles and performances at the Monterey Pop Festival and The Woodstock Festival sealed his fame in the West. He is also a composer, an author, and an educator.
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Official site of the sitar virtuoso and the Ravi Shankar Foundation. Biography, recording list and ordering, audio samples, videos, and photographs.
Indian Melody : Hindustani Instrumental - Pandit Ravi Shankar
Profile of the Sitar exponent.
An evening of stirring sitar
A Times of India report on the performance given at Bangalore by the sitar maestro and his daughter Anoushka. (January 16, 2004)
The Rediff Interview/ Pandit Ravi Shankar
Interview with Pritish Nandy discussing the rift between Shankar and Pandit Jasraj after the former was conferred the Bharat Ratna award. (March 23, 1999)
Ravi Shankar accused of lobbying for Bharat Ratna
A report on the disharmony created between Pandit Ravi Shankar and Pandit Jasraj after the former being conferred the Bharat Ratna, India's high civilian award. (March 11, 1999)
Rediff on the Net
Article on Ravi Shankar, on being awarded the Bharat Ratna. (January 30, 1999)
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