Anoushka Shankar is a Sitar player and composer, born in London. Anoushka studied the sitar and Indian classical music from the age of nine under her father and guru Ravi Shankar.
She made her professional debut at the age of 13 and by the age of twenty, she had toured the world extensively and made three classical solo recordings. With her most recent recording, Live at Carnegie Hall, she became the first Indian woman to be nominated for a Grammy® Award, and the youngest-ever nominee in the World Music category.
Anoushka has been an important force in broadening how Hindustani classical music is perceived. She has collaborated with many musicians from a diverse range of genres from all over the world, including violinist Joshua Bell, cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and flautist Jean-Pierre Rampal.
In this minute, Anoushka collaborated and performed with Pirashanna Thevarajah, Manu Delago, Bernhard Schimpelsberger and Kenji Ota.
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