Atalay Alem (Prof Dr)

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Life and ministry

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

Member of Mulu Wongel “A” Choir (Addis Ababa)

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

Albums

(1) _ _ _

(2) _ _ _

Songs in hymn book

(Any? None in Mert Mazmurat)

Audio (YouTube)

Album / selection

Song (covered)

Video

Sermon

Interview

Web

ยป See faculty page of AAU College of Health Sciences

Picture

adapted 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 Unpublished manuscript.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]