The Autobiography of Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar is the world's foremost sitar-virtuoso and composer, the man christened by George Harrison as the 'Godfather of World Music', who spearheaded the international spread of Indian culture.
He has a remarkable story to tell, and he brings to the task the same contrasting qualities that make him as uncommon a man as a musician: that mixture of charm and candour, of dignity and humility, of deep spirituality and wide-eyed, impish fun.
features a remarkable collection of photographs and documents drawn almost entirely from the personal archives of Ravi Shankar and George Harrison. A large number of these have never been published before. Classically elegant in design and presented to the very highest of standards, it is a beautiful record of an extraordinary life.
- Signed by:
George Harrison, Yehudi Menuhin
High quality, acid-free, 145gsm
Bound in Bangalore raw silk specially created for this book, with gilt hand-tooling and gilded page edging
Silk screened presentation box, decoratively blocked in gold leaf
Two CDs showcasing 80 minutes of exclusive and rare material and a packet of Special Durbar Agarbathi incense sticks (a personal favourite of Ravi and the book's guest editor, George Harrison).
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- Page size: 240mm x 168mm
- 352 pages
- 120000 words
- 200 images
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