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  • ** 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. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sandro Campardo, File)

    Ravi Shankar: Indian sitar virtuoso dies at 92

    With an instrument perplexing to most Westerners, Ravi Shankar helped connect the world through music. The sitar virtuoso hobnobbed with the Beatles, became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over nearly a century.

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