1. Ravi Shankar would then practice for 12 hours a day, sometimes until his fingers bled.
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2. Ravi Shankar became quite successful and was billed as a star dancer in their tours of Europe and the United States.
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3. Ravi Shankar is credited with influencing the jazz recordings of John and Alice Coltrane and the minimalist compositions of Phillip Glass, with whom Shankar collaborated on Passages.
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10. Ravi Shankar started his performing career as a dancer in Uday Shankar's troupe.
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22. Ravi Shankar played for smaller audiences and educated them about Indian music, incorporating ragas from the South Indian Carnatic music in his performances, and recorded his first LP album Three Ragas in London, released in 1956.
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23. Ravi Shankar was music director for several Hindi movies including Godaan and Anuradha.
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24. Ravi Shankar began to record music for HMV India and worked as a music director for All India Radio, New Delhi, from February 1949 to January 1956.
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29. Ravi Shankar was born to a Bengali Brahmin family in India, and spent his youth touring India and Europe with the dance group of his brother Uday Shankar.
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34. Ravi Shankar was born in 1956 and his parents were residents of Tamil Nadu.
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36. Ravi Shankar was the father of the American singer Norah Jones and of the sitarista and conductor Anoushka Shankar.
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45. Ravi Shankar composed and performed in a musical theater piece, Ghanashyam, in Britain in 1989 and India in 1991, and collaborated with Phillip Glass on Passages in 1990.
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46. In 1966, Ravi Shankar met and became friends with George Harrison, the guitarist of the Beatles.
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47. Ravi Shankar contributed his composition Rich a la Rakha to jazz drummer Buddy Rich and tabla player Alla Rakha.
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55. In 1956 Ravi Shankar made his American debut in New York City and was received with critical and public acclaim.
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58. In 1954, Ravi Shankar gave a recital in the Soviet Union.
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63. In 1983, Ravi Shankar was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Score for his work on Gandhi but lost out to John Williams for ET.
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67. Ravi Shankar had a child, Norah Jones, in 1979 from Sue Jones, a New Yorker, and was staying with her till 1986.
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83. At the age of 10, Ravi Shankar went to Paris with the dance group of his brother Uday Shankar.
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85. Ravi Shankar performed his final concert, with daughter Anoushka, on 4 November 2012 at the Terrace Theater in Long Beach, California.
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87. Ravi Shankar was a Hindu, and a devotee of the Hindu deity, Hanuman.
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92. In June 2008, Ravi Shankar played what was billed as his last European concert, but his 2011 tour included dates in the United Kingdom.
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95. In October 1970 Ravi Shankar became chair of the department of Indian music of the California Institute of the Arts after previously teaching at the City College of New York, the University of California, Los Angeles, and being guest lecturer at other colleges and universities, including the Ali Akbar College of Music.
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