Famous Finnish Musicians

Find out more about the greatest Finnish Musicians, including Jean Sibelius, Tarja Turunen, Darude, Ville Valo and Tuomas Holopainen.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Jean Sibelius

Jean Sibelius.
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 8, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hämeenlinna, Finland
Died: September 20, 1957

Jean Sibelius was a Finnish violinist and composer. Widely regarded as Finland's greatest composer, Sibelius' music is credited with having kindled nationalism in Finland during the country's struggle for independence from Russia. His work has inspired other important composers like Douglas Lilburn. The International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, which is held every five years, is named after him.

 2 Tarja Turunen

Tarja Turunen.
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Famous As: Singer, Opera singer, Composer, Pianist, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kitee
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 3 Ville Valo

Ville Valo.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 4 Saara Aalto

Saara Aalto.
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: May 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oulunsalo, Finland
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 5 Alexi Laiho

Alexi Laiho.
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: April 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Espoo, Finland
Died: December 29, 2020

 6 Darude

Darude
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Famous As: Disc jockey, Record producer
Birthdate: July 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Eura

 7 Tuomas Holopainen

Tuomas Holopainen
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Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: December 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kitee, Finland
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 8 Kaija Saariaho

Kaija Saariaho
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: October 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 9 Michael Monroe

Michael Monroe
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Famous As: Singer, Saxophonist, Pianist
Birthdate: June 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Helsinki

 10 Jukka Nevalainen

Jukka Nevalainen
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Famous As: Musician, Drummer
Birthdate: April 21, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kitee

 11 Sara Maria Forsberg

Sara Maria Forsberg.
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Famous As: Finnish Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: May 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jakobstad, Finland

Sara Maria Forsberg is a Finnish singer, songwriter, and YouTube personality. She trained for a few years in a music academy in Jakobstad and began her career by posting videos on YouTube. In the mid-2010s, she signed to Capitol Records and released her debut single. She currently releases music as an independent artist. 

 12 Raymond Ebanks

Raymond Ebanks
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Famous As: rapper, singer
Birthdate: January 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London

 13 Emppu Vuorinen

Emppu Vuorinen
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: June 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kitee, Finland

 14 Esa-Pekka Salonen

Esa-Pekka Salonen
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 15 Samu Haber

Samu Haber
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 16 Timo Tolkki

Timo Tolkki
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Famous As: Record producer, Guitarist
Birthdate: March 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nurmijärvi

 17 Andy McCoy

Andy McCoy
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Famous As: Musician, Guitarist
Birthdate: October 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pelkosenniemi

 18 Mr Lordi

Mr Lordi
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland

 19 Lauri Ylönen

Lauri Ylönen
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 20 Teemu Brunila

Teemu Brunila
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Turku, Finland

 21 Einojuhani Rautavaara

Einojuhani Rautavaara
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: October 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: July 27, 2016

 22 Eicca Toppinen

Eicca Toppinen
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Famous As: Cellist
Birthdate: August 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vantaa, Finland

 23 Miriam Bryant

Miriam Bryant
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 24 Roope Latvala

Roope Latvala
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Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: June 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Helsinki

 25 Perttu Kivilaakso

Perttu Kivilaakso
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Famous As: Cello player
Birthdate: May 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 26 Tony Kakko

Tony Kakko
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kemi, Finland

 27 Olivia Merilahti

Olivia Merilahti
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

 28 Marko Saaresto

Marko Saaresto
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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: December 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 29 Tomi Joutsen

Tomi Joutsen
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lohja, Finland

 30 Leena Peisa

Leena Peisa
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Famous As: Keyboard player
Birthdate: March 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vantaa, Finland

 31 Jyrki 69

Jyrki 69
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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: October 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 32 Elina Siirala

Elina Siirala
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 33 Janne Wirman

Janne Wirman
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Espoo

 34 Paula Vesala

Paula Vesala
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kärsämäki, Finland

 35 Marko Hietala

Marko Hietala
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Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: January 14, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tervo, Finland

 36 Leif Segerstam

Leif Segerstam
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Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: March 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vaasa, Finland

 37 Tonmi Lillman

Tonmi Lillman
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kouvola, Finland
Died: February 14, 2012

 38 Paavo Lötjönen

Paavo Lötjönen
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: July 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kuopio, Finland

 39 Mige

Mige
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 40 Ilari Sahamies

Ilari Sahamies
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Famous As: poker player, musician
Birthdate: 1983 AD
Birthplace: Helsinki

 41 Juha-Pekka Leppaluoto

Juha-Pekka Leppaluoto
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Raahe, Finland

 42 Juice Leskinen

Juice Leskinen
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: February 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Juankoski, Finland
Died: November 24, 2006

 43 Pekka Pohjola

Pekka Pohjola
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 13, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: November 27, 2008

 44 Vesa-Matti Loiri

Vesa-Matti Loiri
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 45 Linda Brava

Linda Brava
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Famous As: Violinist
Birthdate: February 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland

 46 Osmo Vänskä

Osmo Vänskä
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Famous As: Conductor, Clarinetist
Birthdate: February 28, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sääminki, Finland

 47 Matti Pellonpaa

Matti Pellonpaa
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 28, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Helsinki, Finland
Died: July 13, 1995

 48 Danny

Danny
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pori, Finland

 49 Jonne Valtonen

Jonne Valtonen
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Turku, Finland

 50 Bernhard Crusell

Bernhard Crusell
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 15, 1775
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Uusikaupunki, Finland
Died: July 28, 1838