Aster Aweke (Amharic: አስቴር አወቀ) is an Ethiopian singer who lives in the United States.Born in 1961(though some sources cite the late fifties), this much-loved Ethiopian artist is musically adventerous.
The daughter of a senior public servant, she was raised in Addis Ababa and began singing publicly as a teenager. In 1981, Aweke migrated to the United States and settled in Washington D.C. among a large Ethiopian expatriate community.
Her popularity grew in the United States and remained strong at home.DiscographyEthiopian Groove - The Golden Seventies, Paris, 1994, Buda Musique (contains three of her very first recordings)1989 Aster (Columbia/CBS Records)1991 Kabu (Columbia/SME Records)1993 Ebo (Barkhanns)1997 Live in London (Barkhanns)1999 Hagere (Kabu Records)2002 Sugar (Kabu Records)2004 Asters Ballads (Kabu Records)2006 Fikir
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