Abraham Afewerki

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Birthday
30, 1966
Birthplace
Eritrea
Death Date
Oct 7, 2006 (40)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1966
Birthplace
Eritrea
Death Date
Oct 7, 2006 (40)

About

Remembered for his Tigrinya-language music, this Eritrean vocalist and songwriter released four albums between 1991 and his death in 2006: Wegahta, Tesfa'iya Snqey, MsTir fQri, and Semai.

Before Fame

He began playing his first musical instrument when he was nine years old and released his first recording in the early 1990s on the Virgin Records-Europe label.

Trivia

Tragically, he drowned at the age of forty while on location for a music video shoot.

Family Life

He spent his early years in Asmara, Eritrea, and later escaped the Eritrean War of Independence by moving with his family to Sudan, followed by Italy.

Associated With

He and rapper Negash Ali were both born to Eritrean parents.