Stearns Collection Item Detail

san hsien

Name of Instrument: san hsien

Maker / Brand:

Stearns Catalog #: 2647

Country of Origin: China

Region of Origin: Asia

Instrument Category: Chordophone

Date of Fabrication:


Description: This San Hsien was a gift to Leo from a former USAID director stationed in Asia during the 1950s. 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