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Life and ministry
August Andersson was born in 1868
He served as a pastor in Agordat, Kulluku (1898-1901), Kulluku (1902-06) and Awsa Konoma (1908-15).
After his first wife had passed away, he got married to Octavia Anderson (née Lindström) in 1907.
Rev Andersson worked in the Kunama area. He published
- Kunama hymn book, 1st ed., 1904 [30 songs]
- Kunama hymn book, 2nd ed., 1913 [270 songs]
Rev. August Andersson passed away in 1952.
Songs in hymn books
Anana Kitaba (Kunama Songbook), 1904; 2nd. ed. 1913:
- tr. and publ. by Rev. Andersson
1. Selected sources
Andersson, August. På gamla återställda stigar. Del II [On old restored paths. Part II]. Stockholm: EFS, 1948.
Anderson, August. Sillabario e leturario. Asmara: Swedish Mission Press, 1903. [160 p.; Stockholm, Kungliga bibl.]
—. Anana Kitaba [Hymn book]. 1st ed. Asmara: Swedish Mission Press, 1904.
—. Guida sulla stada di Dio: In lingua cunama. Asmara [Swedish Mission Press], 1912. [Stockholm, Kungliga bibl.]
—. Anana Kitaba [Hymn book]. 2nd ed. Asmara: Swedish Mission Press, 1913.
Lundström, Karl Johan, edited by Ezra Gebremedhin. Kenisha: The Roots and Development of The Evangelical Church of Eritrea (EC) 1866-1935. Trenton, NJ; etc.: The Red Sea Press, 2011. [see index, p. 505]
Nilsson, Marianne. Chapter in forthcoming book on Ethiopian Gospel Music.