George Harrison dubbed him “the godfather of world music,” and San Diego County claimed him, for a couple of decades at least. Sitar master Ravi Shankar died here last week at age 92. He’d lived in Encinitas since the early 1990s after bringing Indian music to greater popularity in the West.
“In a career that began when he was 10 and saw him become a star at 15, Shankar made an indelible impact as India’s most internationally acclaimed performer, composer and all-around champion,” Varga wrote.
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