Atalay Alem (Prof Dr)

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Atalay Alem Ejigu was born in _ _ _ (place; woreda?), Amhara Region in 19_ _ (year?).

Member of Mulu Wongel “A” Choir

Atalay was one of the young men actively involved in the Pentecostal movement in Ethiopia in the 1970s. Though he came from a strict Orthodox family from Gojjam, he became a committed Pentecostal a famous gospel singer. He suffered imprisonment for his faith several times. Atalay studied medicine and graduated from the Medical Faculty in Addis Ababa University. Currently he is the director of the Emmanuel Hospital in Addis Ababa and is also offering courses related to psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine. He still composes and songs gospel songs.

Tibebe Eshete (2009), p. 341


(1) _ _ _

(2) _ _ _

Songs in hymn book

(Any? None in Mert Mazmurat)

Audio (YouTube)

Album / selection

(vol. 2; posted in 2019)

Song (covered)

(covered by Daniel AmdeMichael)


» Watch clip on Facebook group
Mulu Wongel – Singers and Choir Members]



(Part 1; posted in 2021)
(Part 2; posted in 2021)


» See faculty page of AAU College of Health Sciences


(from Facebook post of Zelalem Abebe)

For further reading

Alemayehu H. Gabriel and Atalay Alem (1997). Ye Mezmur Agelgelotena Ye Wengel Sirichet. Unpublished manuscript. [Quoted in Tibebe, Evangelical Movement, p. 433, n. 18]