Leo Sarkisian, who brought African music to listeners around the world, dies at 97

Leo Sarkisian, a self-taught ethnomusicologist whose popular weekly radio show, ȁ#x201c;Music Time in Africa,ȁ#x201d; remains the Voice of America’s longest-running English-language program, died June 8 at an assisted-living center in Bedford, New Hampshire. He was 97. The cause was congestive heart failure, said a nephew, Levon Andonian.

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