Aster Aweke (አስቴር አወቀ) is an Ethiopian singer who sings in Amharic. Aster’s voice has attracted broader public popularity, especially tracing back in 1990s singles.
Newly unearthed, the first full length album by The Walias Band & Hailu Mergia. Recorded and released in 1975 by the band’s own label.
Since the 80s, Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou (born in Addis Ababa in 1923) has been living quietly in a small cell of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Jerusalem (the Debre Genet or “Sanctuary of Paradise” monastery on Ethiopia Street), between God and her piano, after a life shaped by exile, both political and self imposed.