Dawit Yifru (born 1952) is a renowned Ethiopian keyboardist and music arranger.
Dawit is the founding member and Chairman of the Board of the Ethiopian Musicians Association. The association was established in the early 2000s to help pass the country's first copyright law.
He is primarily known for his long tenure performing with Roha Band, which had dominated contemporary Ethiopian music in the early 1980s and 1990s. He has also worked with other bands including Dahelak.
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Etiyé Dimma Poulsen (born 1968) is an Ethiopian-born Danish sculptor known for her work in ceramics. Biography Until she was six, Poulsen lived in Ethiopia, moving to
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Abebe Bikila ( August 7, 1932 – October 25, 1973) was a double Olympic marathon champion from Ethiopia, most famous for winning a marathon gold
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Gedewon Makonnen, called Gedewon (1939-1995), was an Ethiopian artist. Born in Begemder, Gedewon trained as a cleric in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. As part of his