Kibur Zebegna Orchestra


Imperial Bodyguard Music Band, which has made an important contribution to the development of Ethiopian folk music since the 1940s.

Selected musicians connected to this group:

On rare occasions, the group also performed spiritual music.

According to Timkehet Teferra, Kibur Zebegna Orchestra, p. 23, performances of this ensemble were broadcasted by:

  • its own radio station, Teqil,
  • Ethiopian National radio station



Further Reading

Timkehet Teferra. “Kibur Zebegna Orchestra / Imperial
Bodyguard የክቡር ዘበኛ የሙዚቃ ክፍል”. Online paper, 1st edition 2020. [Read online]