Finnish music stars born in 1953

Here are 8 famous musicians from Finland were born in 1953:

Osmo Vänskä

Osmo Vänskä (February 28, 1953 Savonlinna-) a.k.a. Osmo Vanska is a Finnish conductor, composer, music director and clarinetist.

His albums: Symphonic Dances / Symphony no. 11, , Finland Awakes, Symphonie fantastique, Clarinet Concertos, Sibelius - Lahti - Vänskä, The Sound of Sibelius, Angel of Light / Dances With the Winds / Cantus Arcticus, Lemminkäinen Suite with World Premiere Recording of Original Versions of no. 1 & 4 and Symphony no. 3 in E-flat major "Eroica" / Symphony no. 8 in F major.

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Atso Almila

Atso Almila (June 13, 1953 Helsinki-) is a Finnish conductor.

His related genres: Classical music.

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Juhani Komulainen

Juhani Komulainen (April 22, 1953 Finland-) also known as Komulainen, Juhani is a Finnish , .

Juhani Komulainen is a Finnish musician, composer, and songwriter. He is best known as a member of the Finnish rock band Popeda, which he joined in 1977 as a keyboardist. Komulainen is considered to be one of the key figures in the Finnish music industry, and his contribution to the Finnish rock scene has been significant. He has worked as a producer, composer, and arranger for various Finnish musicians and bands, and has released several solo albums as well. Apart from his successful music career, Komulainen is also an accomplished writer and has published several books. Some of his notable works include "Popeda: Stoori", "Kekkonen", and "Kaksi värinää". Throughout his career, Komulainen has won several awards and recognitions for his contribution to Finnish music, including the Emma Award for best producer in 2001.

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Kari Väänänen

Kari Väänänen (September 17, 1953 Ivalo-) also known as Kari Kyösti Väänänen, Vänä or Kari Väänänen Kyösti is a Finnish actor, screenwriter, television director and film director. He has three children, Hilda Väänänen, Wilhelmina Väänänen and Konsta Väänänen.

Väänänen began his career as an actor in theatre productions in the late 1970s, and soon after began working in film and television. He has appeared in over 70 films and television series during his career, and has won several awards for his performances, including a Jussi Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film "The Winter War" (1989).

In addition to his work on screen, Väänänen has also been active as a screenwriter and director. He wrote and directed the film "Once Upon a Time in the North" (1994), and has directed episodes of several popular Finnish television series, including "Akuutti" and "Kotikatu".

Väänänen has also worked as a voice actor, lending his voice to several Finnish versions of popular animated films, including "Finding Nemo", "Toy Story 3", and "The Incredibles".

Despite his prolific career, Väänänen is known for his privacy, and rarely discusses his personal life in interviews.

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Pirkka-Pekka Petelius

Pirkka-Pekka Petelius (May 31, 1953 Tornio-) also known as P-P.Petelius, P.P. Petelius, P-P Petelius or Hra-47 Sextetti (Trio Erektus) is a Finnish screenwriter, actor, television producer and television director. His child is Josefiina Petelius.

Discography: Parhaat, Hyvännäköinen: 36 lemmenlaulua, , and .

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Esa Saarinen

Esa Saarinen (July 27, 1953 Finland-) is a Finnish philosopher.

His albums: Filosofia.

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Ami Aspelund

Ami Aspelund (September 7, 1953-) also known as Aspelund, Ami is a Finnish , .

Her most well known albums: 20 suosikkia: Tänään huipulla, Sylvian paluu, and .

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Sakari Kukko

Sakari Kukko (July 8, 1953 Kajaani-) also known as Kukko, Sakari is a Finnish composer, musician and singer.

His albums include Virret, Joulu, , Kirkastus and Kirkastus. Genres he performed: Jazz, World music and Gospel music.

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