Collaborator, teacher and friend of former Beatles guitarist George Harrison, Ravi Shankar has died. The Indian Sitar player was  92 years old.

The Hindustan Times reported that he died in a U.S. Hospital on Tuesday,

Sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, 92, died in a hospital in United States on Tuesday. He was hospitalised on Thursday after he complained of breathing problem."

RaviShankar, along with Harrison, planned the Concert for Bangladesh, held at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1971.

Little known fact... Shankar is the father of Grammy Award winning artist Norah Jones. (True)

Ravi had spent time in these later years performing with another daughter, Anoushka Shankar...