Anicet Mundundu, African drum master and ethnomusicologist

A respected multi-instrumentalist, scholar and producer, the Congo native died on Nov. 26, 2020, from complications of pneumonia. He was 62.

Mundundu earned his master’s and doctoral degrees in Pitt's ethnomusicology department, where he also taught music fundamentals, piano, world music and music technology, and directed the University's African Drumming Ensemble.

Read a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette obituary