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- Shankar, Ravi Born 1920. Indian-born musician and composer who popularized classical Indian music in the West.
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- proper n. A male given name used commonly in India.
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- n. Indian sitar player who popularized classical Indian music in the West (born in 1920)
From Sanskrit शंकर meaning one who gives happiness. (Wiktionary)