Hundreds honor Ravi Shankar at California memorial

ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of friends and family on Thursday remembered sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar as an unfailingly generous teacher with a gentle spirit and sense of humor whose music fostered understanding between East and West.

Olivia Harrison said Shankar helped her late husband George Harrison achieve a more meaningful life when he was a young Beatle.

"They were like father and son as well as brothers," Harrison said on an outdoor stage decorated with garlands of white flowers a...

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