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Pictured here in his late 20s, Ravi Shankar was hugely important in popularizing Indian classical music in Western pop music. He would have turned 100 years old today. Courtesy of the Shankar family hide caption

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The Enduring Afterglow Of Ravi Shankar's Life In Music

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Anoushka Shankar's new album, Home, marks a return to the Indian classical music her father, Ravi Shankar, taught her. Laura Lewis / Deutsche Grammophon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Return To Ragas: Family Matters For Sitar Player Anoushka Shankar

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Anoushka Shankar's new album, Traces of You, comes out Tuesday. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Traces Of You': Anoushka Shankar's Memorial To Her Father

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Anoushka Shankar's new album, Traces of You, comes out Tuesday. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ravi Shankar is the sitar master who brought Indian classical music to the West. Hulton Archive/Getty hide caption

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"There's a very primal, emotional response I feel when I hear flamenco," sitar player Anoushka Shankar says. "It's quite in the belly in a way." Harper Smith hide caption

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Anoushka Shankar: A Sitar Player In Andalusia

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Rilo Kiley, Stars, Animal Collective

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Paul McCartney, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Iggy Pop

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