Male singers using Amharic

The list below comprises both gospel singers and songwriters who used Amharic as their main language of worship.

A

Abenezer Legesse

Abera Teferi (1974 song)

Addisu Worku (Dr)

Agegnehu Yideg (Pastor)

Alemu Chekole († )

Asfaw Melese (Pastor) [1 album in Hadiyyisa]

Atalay Alem (Prof Dr)

Awtaru Kebede

B

Badima Yalew (Qes)

Berhanu Balcha (Rev) & Nigest Teklemariam, * 1961

Bereket Tesfaye

Biruk Gebretsadiq

C

Christian Girma & Emnet Zewdie

D

Dagmawi ‘Dagi’ Tilahun

Daniel Amdemichael (Pastor)

Dawit Getachew, * 1986

Dawit Shimeles

Denberu Bayleyegn

E

Ebba Daniel

Endalkachew Hawaz

Endrias Hawaz (Pastor)

Ephrem Alemu

Eyob Ali

Ezra Redda

G

Gebru Sertse

Getachew Alemayehu (1972 song)

Getachew Mikre, † 2021

Girma Belete

Girum Tadesse

Gizachew Worku

Gugsa Biru (Rev)

H

Habte-Ab Wolde Mariam

I

Illasha Fekadu

K

Kassahun Lemma (Pastor)

Kefa Mideksa (Pastor)

L

Lealem Tilahun (Dr)

M

Melaku Yigezu (Pastor)

Meseret Sebhat Le-Ab (Aläqa), 1926- 1998

Mesfin Gutu

Mesfin Mamo (Pastor)

Milkias Adugna

Mulatu Zeleke (Rev)

Mulugeta Sebsebe (Rev)

Muluken Melesse

P

Peter Mario

R

Reta Paulos

S

Samuel Negussie

Samuel Tegegn

Samuel Tesfamichael

Seyoum Gebreyes

Sileshi Wolde Mikael (Memre)

(?) Sisay Mekuria

Solomon Yirga, † 2022

Surafel Hailemariyam

SH

Shewaye Damte (Pastor)

T

Tamrat Wolba

Taye Gebremariam (Aleqa), 1898–1924
[i.a., ethnomusicologist and poet]

Tefera Negash

Tegegne Bogale

Tekeste Getnet (Pastor)

Tesfaye Atio (1973 song)

Tesfaye Challa

Tesfaye Habteyimer

Tesfaye Yohannes

Tewodros ‘Teddy’ Tadesse

W

Workneh Alaro (Pastor) [also Wolaytta songs]

Y

Yared Maru (Pastor)

Yidnekachew Teka

Yigezu Desta (Dr)

Yishak Sedik

Yohannes Belay

Yohannes Girma (Apostle) [ECFE?]

Yoseph Ayelew

Yoseph Bekele

Yosef Kassa (Pastor)


(?) Terusew Shibeshi

(?) Yitbarek Alemu


INVITATION

One major source for the selection of Amharic singers was an article posted on musicinafrica.com in 2016, “Gospel and religious music in Ethiopia”.

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