Anoushka Shankar

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Apr 13, 2012

Sitarist and composer Anoushka Shankar is the daughter of Indian sitar legend Ravi Shankar and is the paternal half-sister of Norah Jones. She's an acclaimed world music and classical music star who has performed at the Grammys, at Carnegie Hall, and with artists such as Sting, Lenny Kravitz, Joshua Bell, Mstislav Rostropovich, Jean-Pierre Rampal, and Herbie Hancock. She has played her father's music with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the London Philharmonic. Anoushka talks with QED's Jim Cunningham about her music, her father, and family friend George Harrison of The Beatles.

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