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Anoushka Shankar

Anoushka Shankar
Born: Jun 9, 1981 in London, England
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Genre: World
Biography: The daughter of sitar legend Ravi Shankar, Anoushka Shankar began studying under her father at age nine, making her performing debut four years later. Appearing alongside her father as he toured the world, she appeared at Carnegie Hall while still in her teens, and also performed at Peter Gabriel's WOMAD ...Read full biography
Released: 1998
Label: EMI
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While the sitar is usually taught master to student in a male to male tradition, this beautiful daughter to renowned sitar master Ravi Shankar has been given access to the art. Debuting in 1994 and touring ...Read full review
Traces of You
Released: 2013
Label: DG Deutsche Grammophon
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For sitarist and composer Anoushka Shankar's second offering for Deutsche Grammophon, she stays closer to home musically than she did on 2011's widely celebrated Traveller. That said, she carries what ...Read full review
More Anoushka Shankar albums: Main Albums (10), Singles & EPs (2)