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Boulanger-Bouhière sanza's collection

The Boulanger-Bouhière's collection is an internationally renowned reference collection, consisting of nearly 600 African sanzas. It represents the numerous different types existing all over sub-Saharan Africa. The instruments have been collected by the Belgian engineer François Boulanger and his wife Françoise Bouhière over more than fifty years.

Because of the sheer volume of the collection, the collection has been equally divided between the MIM and Musée de la musique (Cité de la musique - Philharmonie de Paris). The MIM has obtained its part as a permanent loan from the King Baudouin...

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