Nightly News   |  December 12, 2012

Composer Ravi Shankar dies at 92

The famed Indian musician first became known to many Americans because of the Beatles. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> ravi shankhar has died. first time most of us heard the sound of that music it was thanked to the beatles. it was george harrison who fell in love with the sound of the sithar. he bought the sound of the east to the west really. he composed the score to the film the good gandhi." he died this week following heart surgery. among his surviving family, his daughter norah jones . he was 92.