Stearns Collection Item Detail

footed drum

Name of Instrument: footed drum

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2632

Country of Origin:

Region of Origin: Africa

Instrument Category: Membranophone

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Description: This large Footed 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