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Remembering sitar legend Ravi Shankar

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Renown Indian Sitar maestro, Pandit Ravi Shankar plays during the "Premaanjali Festival 2012" a musical concert held at the Palace Grounds in Bangalore on February 7, 2012. AFP/AFP/Getty Images

Ravi Shankar, the much-loved sitarist famous for bringing Indian music to the west, has died at 92 years old. 

Shankar died Tuesday at a hospital near his long-time home in Encinitas, California.

Joining us now to talk about Shankar's life and career is Kartik Sheshadri, a world-renowned sitar player who worked under Shankar for decades.

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