Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar
1920 - 2012

Ravi Shankar  Indian Composer


Who is he dating right now?

Rest in peace.


Ravi Shankar was in relationships with Susan Jones (1978 - 1986), Indrani Rahman and Leigh Taylor-Young.


Indian Composer Ravi Shankar was born Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury on 7th April, 1920 in Varanasi, India and passed away on 11th Dec 2012 La Jolla, CA aged 92. He is most remembered for Musician. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Ravi Shankar is a member of the following lists: Grammy Award winners, Indian Hindus and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winners.


Help us build our profile of Ravi Shankar! Login to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions.

Relationship Statistics

Dating3 8 years 2 years, 8 months -
Total3 8 years 2 years, 8 months -


First Name Ravi
Last Name Shankar
Full Name at Birth Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury
Age 92 (age at death) years
Birthday 7th April, 1920
Birthplace Varanasi, India
Died 11th December, 2012
Place of Death La Jolla, CA
Cause of Death Heart failure
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Hindu
Ethnicity Asian/Indian
Nationality Indian
Occupation Text Musician
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Musician
Music Genre (Text) Hindustani classical music, Hindustani classical, Indian classical music
Music Genre International
Year(s) Active 1939–2012, 1939–2013, 1930–2012
Music Style Raga, Indian Classical, Indian Subcontinent Traditions, World Fusion, Jazz, Classical
Music Mood Soothing, Elegant, Hypnotic, Spiritual, Reflective, Ethereal, Brooding, Trippy, Calm/Peaceful, Passionate, Plaintive
Instrument Sitar
Instrument (text) Sitar, Vocals
Record Label East Meets West Music, World Pacific, Angel, HMV, Apple, Dark Horse, Private Music
Associated Acts Uday Shankar, Allauddin Khan, Ali Akbar Khan, Lakshmi Shankar, Yehudi Menuhin, Chatur Lal, Alla Rakha, George Harrison, Anoushka Shankar, Norah Jones, John Coltrane
Official Websites http://ravishankar.org/, http://ravishankar.org, http://www.ravishankar.org/
Family Member Norah Jones (daughter) (singer/songwriter/musician), Anoushka Shankar (daughter) (musician)

Ravi Shankar KBE (born Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury, spelled Ravindra Shankar Chowdhury in Sanskrit; 7 April 1920 – 11 December 2012), whose name is often preceded by the title Pandit (Master) and "Sitar maestro", was an Indian musician and a composer of Hindustani classical music. He was the best-known proponent of the sitar in the second half of the 20th century and influenced many other musicians throughout the world. Shankar was awarded India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna, in 1999.

More about Ravi Shankar
Less about Ravi Shankar

Dating History

Partner Comparison

Ravi Shankar92 AriesComposer
Susan Jones52 GeminiPolitician
Indrani Rahman68 VirgoDancer
Leigh Taylor-Young75 AquariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Geetali NorahFemale30th March, 197941 years oldSusan Jones




Top Contributors for Ravi Shankar

Edit Page

Help keep Ravi Shankar profile up to date.

Six Degrees

Six Degrees Connections

Connect any celebrity with Ravi Shankar to see how closely they are linked... romantically!