Traditional Ethiopian performer whose career began in 1957. He’s known for his Gurage tunes, including “Alem Bire.” He was a deacon in the Ethiopian Orthodox Chapel. He was interested in his health, working out frequently and motivating running like a pathway to longevity. He offers fathered eighteen kids; his 1st wife passed on after they have been married for any 12 months. He was a modern of Ethiopian spiritual innovator Abune Paulos.