Ali Akbar Khan passes away at 87

A sarod player, he was one of my favorite musicians.  Here is one obituary, noting his father made him practice for 18 hours a day.  Here is another obituary; he once wrote: "If you practice for ten years, you may begin to please yourself, after
20 years you may become a performer and please the audience, after 30
years you may please even your guru, but you must practice for many
more years before you finally become a true artist — then you may
please even God."  Here is evidence that Khan understood the Romer model.  Here is my favorite Khan CD.


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