Temesgen Abide

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Life and ministry

Temesgen Abide (Hadiyyisa: Tamasgan Abbiide) was born in 1954 A.M. (according to his FB page; = 1962 A.D.)

He is from the Gimbicho area (Hadiyya Zone)

Temesgen owned a cassette shop in Hossana (“Piniel”), etc.

He started a job at Southern Road Authority in 1996 [A.M.?]

Temesgen moved to the US for some years.
He returned to Hossana around 2021.

Albums

(1) _ _ [_ _ _, _ _ _]. Cassette with Hadiyya gospel songs, produced by _ _ _ in _ _ _

vol. 1

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

vol. 2

(n) _ _ _ [_ _ _, _ _ _]. CD/VCD (with mainly Amharic songs?) published by _ _ _ in 2022 (2015 AM).

Networking

» Follow Temesgen Abide on Facebook (new account, resp. old FB)

Songs in hymn book

Waa’i galaxxamona (2013)

No. 96, 121, 478, 493, 499

Manuscript

» Scan manuscript?

Audio (commercial and freemium)

» Check Temesgen Abide’s tracks on 

Albums / songs (YouTube)

Songs from old cassettes:

re-published in 2024:

Video

» Watch music videos

Pictures

Picture adapted from FB post by Temsgen Abide
Singers Amarech Esatu and Temesgen Abide (first from right)
with musician Adene Girma in 1988/89
(adapted from FB post by Temsgen Abide)

Further reading

Peter, Burkhard. Kulturelle Identität und Religiöses Bekenntnis: Synkretismus bei den Hadiyya Südäthiopiens. Aachen: Verlag an der Lottbek im Besitz des Verlags Mainz, 1999.