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Samuel Yirga

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Samuel Yirga

Samuel Yirga has been played on NTS in shows including The Arts Desk, featured first on 27 November 2012. Songs played include Tiwista (Tinish Mix).

Samuel Yirga knows a thing or two about determination and overcoming obstacles. As a child and teenager growing up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, all he dreamt about was becoming a musician. His parents were strictly against this and wanted him to study to become a doctor or engineer. When they forbade him to attend music school auditions his sister luckily helped him to sneak out. Aged 16 at the time, Samuel stepped into Addis Ababa's Yared School of Music…

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Tiwista (Tinish Mix)
Samuel Yirga
Real World Records2012
Tiwista (Tinish Mix)
Samuel YirgaReal World Records2012
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