Vigil for Tilahun
With funeral to be held tomorrow, family, friends and fans said goodbye to the late Tilahaun Gessesse this night.
Friends, family members gathered at the National Theatre’s garden for a candlelight vigil where Tilahun’s life was celebrated.
A medly of Tilahun songs was played and there were reminiscences by friends.
Fellow musicians and friends including Mahmoud Ahmed led the eulogy and Tilahun’s immediate family members accepted condolences from fans.
Tilahun who died last Sunday was ranked as one of the most influential singers in this country’s history.In a career that five decades, he has rescored the largest number of Ethiopian standards.
Here are some pictures from the vigil.