Noted sitar maestro Pt Ravi Shankar has died today at the age of 92. Mr. Ravi Shankar was in California for surgery. Mr. Ravi Shankar was among India’s best known contemporary musicians and played with international stars such as The Beatles. He received three Grammy awards and was competing against daughter Anoushka Shankar, also a sitar player, for another Grammy in 2013. Mr Shankar received the Bharat Ratna in 1999. He is survived by his wife Sukanya and daughters Anoushka and Norah Jones.