Tarja Turunen

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Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli (born 17 August 1977), known professionally as Tarja Turunen or simply Tarja, is a Finnish heavy metal singer-songwriter. She is a soprano with a three and a half octave range.Turunen studied singing at Sibelius Academy and Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe. She is a professional classical lied singer, and the former lead vocalist of the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish, which she founded with Tuomas Holopainen and Emppu Vuorinen in 1996. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tarja Turunen has received more than 1,926,869 page views. Her biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Tarja Turunen is the 324th most popular singer (up from 360th in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from Finland (up from 61st in 2019) and the most popular Finnish Singer.

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Among singers, Tarja Turunen ranks 324 out of 3,541Before her are Justin Bieber, Tim Staffell, Busta Rhymes, Barry Manilow, Solomon Burke, and Sarah Brightman. After her are Ricky Nelson, Giuditta Pasta, Jon Anderson, Shi Pei Pu, Bobby Solo, and Laura Pausini.

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Among people born in 1977, Tarja Turunen ranks 18Before her are Sarah Wayne Callies, David Trezeguet, Michael Fassbender, Kanye West, Liv Tyler, and Deco. After her are Hidetoshi Nakata, Jessica Chastain, Brittany Murphy, Natalia Oreiro, Katheryn Winnick, and Luca Toni.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Tarja Turunen ranks 58 out of 509Before her are Väinö Linna (1920), Jari Litmanen (1971), Bernhard Crusell (1775), Wäinö Aaltonen (1894), Aino Aalto (1894), and Lasse Virén (1949). After her are Ville Ritola (1896), Ilmari Juutilainen (1914), Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928), Ernst Linder (1868), Eino Leino (1878), and Liisi Oterma (1915).

Among SINGERS In Finland

Among singers born in Finland, Tarja Turunen ranks 1After her are Lill Lindfors (1940), Ville Valo (1976), Aino Ackté (1876), Lasse Mårtenson (1934), Laila Kinnunen (1939), Katri Helena (1945), Marion Rung (1945), Timo Kotipelto (1969), Lauri Ylönen (1979), Kirka (1950), and Tony Kakko (1975).

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