Stearns Collection Item Detail

footed drum

Name of Instrument: footed drum

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2637

Country of Origin: Liberia

Region of Origin: Africa

Instrument Category: Membranophone

Date of Fabrication:


Description: This Footed Drum from Liberia 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