Nyström, Karl (Dr)

work in progress

Life and ministry

Karl Nyström was born in 1866.

medical doctor

Dr Nyström passed away in 1946.

Songs in hymn books

Mäzmur sälam, 2nd ed., 1907

  • Edited by Karl Nyström

Mäzmur sälam, 1920

  • Edited by Karl Nyström


2nd from left: Rev Karl Nyström with colleagues
participating in the 4th Oromo expedition in 1893.
(adapted from a photograph at the SEM Archives)

Further reading

Selected sources

Nyström, Karl (ed.). Mazmur salām. [2nd ed.; by K. Nyström] Asmarā: Misyon swédésé, 1907. [134 p.; Uppsala Univ.]

—. Fridssånger [= Mazmur salām]. Asmara 1920 [= 1923?; Stockholm, Kungliga biblioteket]

—. Maṣḥaf fidal: zarbā tegreñā / Sillabario della lingua tigrigna. Asmara: Tipografia della Missione svedese, 1905 [64 p.]; 2nd ed. 1922 [127 p.]


Arén, Gustav. Evangelical Pioneers in Ethiopia: Origins of the Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus. Stockholm: EFS; Addis Ababa: The Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, 1978. [See p. xxx]

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. xx]

Nilsson, Marianne. Chapter 2 in forthcoming book on Ethiopian Gospel Music.