High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Yemane Ghebremichael (commonly known as Yemane Baria), was a well-known Eritrean songwriter, composer and singer. NOt confined to musical pursuits, Yemane was also heavily involved in Eritrean politics. HE died of natural causes in 1997. YEmane's songwriting strove to reflect what he perceived to be Eritrean experience during the Eritrean War of Independence. HIs songs were dotted with stories of love, journey, hope, immigration, and liberation. A Few years after the declaration of the independence of Eritrea, Yemane moved to Asmara and continued to release albums that reflected the new era of hope and national prosperity, with a mix of African and Latin melodies. HE also sang about the people involved in the movement towards Eritrean independence, and the sacrifices of that movement.