Laila Kinnunen

1939 - 2000

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Laura “Laila” Annikki Kinnunen (8 November 1939, Vantaa – 26 October 2000, Heinävesi) was a Finnish singer. She was one of the most popular Finnish singers of the 1950s and 1960s, and represented Finland at the 1961 Eurovision Song Contest, the first time Finland participated in the contest. She spent her childhood in Sweden as a refugee from the Second World War, returning to Finland at the age of ten. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laila Kinnunen has received more than 44,920 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Laila Kinnunen is the 1,118th most popular singer (down from 913th in 2019), the 222nd most popular biography from Finland (down from 173rd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Finnish Singer.

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  • 17

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  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Laila Kinnunen ranks 1,118 out of 3,541Before her are Darlene Love, Anna Oxa, Jintara Poonlarp, Emma Bunton, Roberto Goyeneche, and Gil Scott-Heron. After her are Mary J. Blige, Viktor Lazlo, Taboo, Leo Sayer, Yoko Kanno, and Sheena Easton.

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Among people born in 1939, Laila Kinnunen ranks 336Before her are Ivan Vutsov, Dieter Quester, Eri Klas, Eduard Mudrik, Veniamin Soldatenko, and David Ray Griffin. After her are Jorge Toro, Mike Farrell, Conny Andersson, Nicholas Grimshaw, Étienne Mourrut, and Madalena Iglésias. Among people deceased in 2000, Laila Kinnunen ranks 195Before her are Göran Tunström, Egon Jönsson, Karen Hoff, Curt Siodmak, Billy Barty, and Nat Adderley. After her are Alfred Bohrmann, Vincentas Sladkevičius, Spyridon Chazapis, Policarpo Paz García, George Koltanowski, and Jacques Laurent.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Laila Kinnunen ranks 222 out of 509Before her are Antti Tulenheimo (1879), Heikki Savolainen (1907), Kaarlo Koskelo (1888), Jari Kurri (1960), Sigrid Fick (1887), and Pekka Haavisto (1958). After her are Matti Sippala (1908), Paavo Yrjölä (1902), Kalevi Aho (1949), Urho Castrén (1886), Vilho Tuulos (1895), and Eero Lehtonen (1898).

Among SINGERS In Finland

Among singers born in Finland, Laila Kinnunen ranks 6Before her are Tarja Turunen (1977), Lill Lindfors (1940), Ville Valo (1976), Aino Ackté (1876), and Lasse Mårtenson (1934). After her are Katri Helena (1945), Marion Rung (1945), Timo Kotipelto (1969), Lauri Ylönen (1979), Kirka (1950), and Tony Kakko (1975).