Alexi Laiho

1979 - 2020

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Alexi Laiho ([LIE-ho], born Markku Uula Aleksi Laiho; 8 April 1979 – 29 December 2020) was a Finnish guitarist, composer, and vocalist. He was best known as the lead guitarist, lead vocalist and founding member of the melodic death metal band Children of Bodom, and was also the guitarist for Sinergy, the Local Band, Kylähullut, and Bodom After Midnight, which formed just prior to his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexi Laiho has received more than 1,561,329 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Alexi Laiho is the 1,496th most popular musician (down from 1,284th in 2019), the 277th most popular biography from Finland (down from 216th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Finnish Musician.

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Among musicians, Alexi Laiho ranks 1,496 out of 2,675Before him are Christopher Franke, Kenny Barron, George Russell, Kevin Moore, Joe South, and Albert Ammons. After him are Big Walter Horton, Richie Ramone, Matt Bellamy, Cedar Walton, Richard Sinclair, and Joe Bonamassa.

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Among people born in 1979, Alexi Laiho ranks 114Before him are Christian Wilhelmsson, Josh Klinghoffer, Rob Bourdon, Junichi Inamoto, Lauri Ylönen, and Bérénice Marlohe. After him are Andriy Voronin, Arne Friedrich, Sébastien Bourdais, Flo Rida, Shinji Ono, and José Kléberson. Among people deceased in 2020, Alexi Laiho ranks 457Before him are Stephen Tataw, Karin Lindberg, Anthony Soter Fernandez, Sergio Rossi, Alex Trebek, and Kamala. After him are Marián Čišovský, Tim Severin, Fritz d'Orey, Betty Wright, Dave Greenfield, and Ezio Bosso.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Alexi Laiho ranks 277 out of 509Before him are Katri Vala (1901), Keijo Liinamaa (1929), Pentti Hämäläinen (1929), Yrjö Saarela (1884), Lauri Ylönen (1979), and Antti Tuuri (1944). After him are Mirja Hietamies (1931), Kaisa Mäkäräinen (1983), Sami Vänskä (1976), Harri Rovanperä (1966), Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi (1955), and Siiri Rantanen (1924).

Among MUSICIANS In Finland

Among musicians born in Finland, Alexi Laiho ranks 9Before him are Tuomas Holopainen (1976), Timo Tolkki (1966), Jukka Nevalainen (1978), Mr Lordi (1974), Emppu Vuorinen (1978), and Darude (1975). After him are Sami Vänskä (1976), Juice Leskinen (1950), Carita Holmström (1954), Roope Latvala (1970), Eicca Toppinen (1975), and Amen (1972).

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