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Asnaketch Worku was born in the Sidist Kilo [ 2 ] neighborhood of Addis Ababa and was raised in the city. [ 1 ] Buying her first krar for only 25 cents, Asnaketch taught herself how to play and began performing in small bars and cabarets. She was the first actress in Ethiopia, making her debut in 1952 at the City Hall Theatre. Despite her long and distinguished career on the stage, Asnaketch is known primarily not for her career as an actress, but for her skills with the krar and her quick wit and inspired improvisations. Asnaketch worked at the National Theatre for 30 years before retiring in the 1980s. She died on September 14, 2011 at Bete Zata Hospital in Addis Ababa. [ 1 ]

She was the first actress in Ethiopia, making her debut in 1952 at the City Hall Theatre in the play “Ye Fikir Chora” (Rays of Love). She refused the role at first, but reconsidered after her friends and Italian husband talked her into taking the part. In 1955, she took vocal lessons under Franz Zelwecker. Playwright Tesfaye Gessesse described her as the "pearl of the stage", and she frequently played unsympathetic characters. [7] During the 1950s, she was a controversial figure due to her beauty and performances in romantic dramas. [9] Despite her long and distinguished career on the stage, Asnaketch is known primarily not for her career as an actress, but for her skills with the krar and her quick wit and inspired improvisations. [4] Her musical career really began shortly after she played Desdemona in Othello in 1963. In April 1974, her first album, “Krar songs by Asnaketch Worku” was released under the Philips-Ethiopia label. It achieved moderate success but was pulled from the market after the revolution began. Her songs were played on the radio in the 1970s and were popular. Asnaketch went on a 16-week tour of Europe and America in 1987 on the behest of the military government to thank foreign nations for their help during famine-plaguedyears. Asnaketch worked at the National Theatre for 30 years before retiring in 1989, although she continued to act in the 1990s. [7] She was well known for wearing earrings with the portrait of emperor Haile Selassie . [9]


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