Sitar maker: Ravi Shankar’s legacy inspires others

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ravi Shankar was the master of the sitar — the sitar that Sanjay Sharma made.

Like his grandfather and father before him, Sharma built, tuned and repaired instruments for the virtuoso who introduced Westerners to the sitar and Indian classical music. Sharma traveled around the world with Shankar and late in the maestro's life even created a smaller version of the instrument that he could play with ease.

Shankar, who died Tuesday at age 92, "was music and music was him," Sha...

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