Tilahun Gessesse was an Ethiopian singer regarded as the most popular of his country’s “Golden Age” in the 1960s. During the 1960s, he became famous throughout the country, nicknamed “The Voice”.
Born: September 29, 1940, Addis Ababa
Died: April 19, 2009, Addis Ababa
Albums: Ethiopian Contemporary Music, Tilahoun Gèssèssè With the Walias Band, Ethiopiques 17: Tlahoun Gèssèssè
Children: Helen Tilahun Gessesse
Parents: Ayyaano Guddata, Getee Gurmu