Stearns Collection Item Detail

mouth organ

Name of Instrument: mouth organ

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2606

Country of Origin: Thailand

Region of Origin:

Instrument Category: Aerophone

Date of Fabrication:

Location: AER R 2

Description: This Mouth Organ was a gift to Leo Sarkisian from Howard Hertzog, a USAID officer stationed in Bangkok. See Stearns #2607. Leo Sarkisian is Voice of America (VOA) Broadcaster and Writer in Washington, D.C. and former Director for Ethnic Recordings, Tempo International, Hollywood, CA. In Africa, Leo is known as VOA's Music Man.

The Leo Sarkisian Collection