Shankar


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Shan·kar

 (shän′kär, shäng′-), Ravi 1920-2012.
Indian musician and composer who popularized classical Indian music in the West.

Shankar

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(Biography) Ravi (ˈrɑːviː). 1920–2012 Indian sitarist
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Noun1.Shankar - Indian sitar player who popularized classical Indian music in the West (born in 1920)
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