Atalay Alem (Prof Dr)

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Life and ministry

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

Member of

Tibebe Eshete, Evangelical Movement, p. 341:

“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.”


(1) _ _ _ [_ _ _, _ _ _]. Cassette recorded by _ _ _ in _ _ _

(2) _ _ _ [_ _ , _ _ _]. Cassette recorded by _ _ in _ _ _

(3) Iniqoqilishi fita [እንቆቅልሽ ፍታ, _ _ _]. CD recorded by Baroque Records in 2024.

Songs in hymn book

(Any? None in Mert Mazmurat)

Audio (freemium and commercial)

Follow Professor Atalay Alem’s tracks on

Audio (YouTube)

Album / selection

vol. 2:



published in 2015:






» See faculty page of AAU College of Health Sciences


adapted from Facebook post of Zelalem Abebe

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 Unpublished manuscript.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]