Finnish music stars died at age 37

Here are 4 famous musicians from Finland died at 37:

Eric Tigerstedt

Eric Tigerstedt (August 4, 1887 Helsinki-April 20, 1925 New York City) was a Finnish scientist, electrical engineer and engineer.

He is most famously known for his contributions to the development of the first sound-on-film technology. Tigerstedt received his doctorate degree in technology from the Helsinki University of Technology in 1912 and went on to work at several institutions across Germany, Finland and the United States. He worked on a number of innovative projects including a magnetic amplifier, a form of radio communication system, and a mechanical television. Tigerstedt's sound-on-film invention was called the "tri-ergon" system and involved recording the sound through the use of a light beam on a revolving drum. Although he died at the young age of 37, Tigerstedt's impact on the field of multimedia continues to be felt.

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Akilles Järvinen

Akilles Järvinen (September 19, 1905 Jyväskylä-March 7, 1943 Tampere) also known as Akilles Jarvinen was a Finnish personality.

He was a talented athlete and is most well-known for his achievements in the decathlon, specifically his gold medal win in the event during the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Akilles Järvinen also set multiple world records in the some of the individual events within the decathlon, showcasing his incredible athleticism across multiple disciplines. He was forced to retire from athletics due to injury, but remained active in sports as a coach and physical education teacher. His legacy in Finnish sports is still celebrated today.

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Juha Widing

Juha Widing (July 4, 1947 Oulu-December 30, 1984 Kelowna) was a Finnish ice hockey player.

Widing played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues and the Vancouver Canucks. He was known for his skill as a goal scorer and was a key player in the Rangers' successful 1972 playoff run to the Stanley Cup Finals. Widing also represented Team Finland internationally, playing in the 1976 Canada Cup and the 1981 Ice Hockey World Championships. Unfortunately, his life was cut short at the age of 37 when he died in a car accident in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Widing's legacy lives on in the Finnish ice hockey community and he is remembered as one of the country's greatest players.

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Reko Lundán

Reko Lundán (April 2, 1969 Janakkala-October 27, 2006 Helsinki) also known as Reko Lundan was a Finnish presenter, author and screenwriter.

Lundán studied philosophy, mathematics and physics at the University of Helsinki. During his studies, he worked as a radio presenter for the Finnish Broadcasting Company (YLE) and later became a host for several TV shows. Lundán was also a prolific author, having written several books on various topics such as science, philosophy, and popular culture. In addition, he wrote screenplays for films and TV series. Lundán was known for his witty humor and sharp intellect, making him a beloved figure in the Finnish entertainment industry. Unfortunately, he passed away at a young age due to a heart attack in 2006, leaving behind a legacy of inspiring work.

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