Stearns Collection Item Detail


Name of Instrument: horn

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2640

Country of Origin: Cameroon

Region of Origin: Africa

Instrument Category: Aerophone

Date of Fabrication:

Location: AER R 1

Description: This metal horn is from the Bamoun tribe in Cameroon; it 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