Indian musician and composer
Ravi Shankar Rank
Ravi Shankar Rank
About Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar was an Indian musician and composer.
Interestingly enough, Ravi Shankar had a background in western culture, including jazz and classical music, because he toured Europe as a dancer. After this tour, he moved back to India to learn Indian classical music. He learned the sitar and the surbahar. On these, he learned Ragas and different musical styles. He has returned to Europe since to record his music. While in London, Shankar influenced rock bands at the studio with his music. For example, George Harrison of the Beatles decided to go to India to study music because of Shankar.
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Famous quotes by Ravi Shankar
Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone. From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner.Ravi Shankar
In our culture we have such respect for musical instruments, they are like part of God.Ravi Shankar
Pop changes week to week, month to month. But great music is like literature.Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar's Popularity
Ravi Shankar was a famous Indian musician and composer, who was born on April 7, 1920. As a person born on this date, Ravi Shankar is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (April 7) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1920).
People born on April 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Ravi Shankar is the 176th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Ravi Shankar's birthday, Ravi Shankar is the 79th most famous Indian.
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