Stearns Collection Item Detail

goblet drum

Name of Instrument: goblet drum

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2638

Country of Origin: Liberia

Region of Origin: Africa

Instrument Category: Membranophone

Date of Fabrication:

Location: MEM Y 5

Description: This Goblet Drum was given to the Stearns Collection by Leo Sarkisian. 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