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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, best known as the former lead vocalist of Nightwish. 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 2,277,071 page views. Her biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Tarja Turunen is the 322nd most popular singer (up from 323rd in 2019), the 58th most popular biography from Finland and the most popular Finnish Singer.

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  • 2.3M

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  • 57.19

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  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Tarja Turunen ranks 322 out of 3,528Before her are Victoria Beckham, Phil Ochs, Galina Vishnevskaya, Vera Lynn, Udo Dirkschneider, and Giuseppina Strepponi. After her are Justin Timberlake, Elis Regina, Youssou N'Dour, Justin Bieber, Basshunter, and Dusty Springfield.

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Among people born in 1977, Tarja Turunen ranks 18Before her are Raúl, Liv Tyler, Michael Fassbender, David Trezeguet, Jessica Chastain, and Deco. After her are Chris Martin, Hidetoshi Nakata, Kanye West, Chad Hurley, Sarah Wayne Callies, and Natalia Oreiro.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Tarja Turunen ranks 58 out of 642Before her are Lasse Virén (1949), Antti Aarne (1867), Ernst Linder (1868), Georg Henrik von Wright (1916), Jari Litmanen (1971), and Väinö Linna (1920). After her are Bernhard Crusell (1775), Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt (1757), Fredrik Idestam (1838), Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928), Wäinö Aaltonen (1894), and Bengt Holmström (1949).

Among SINGERS In Finland

Among singers born in Finland, Tarja Turunen ranks 1After her are Ville Valo (1976), Aino Ackté (1876), Lill Lindfors (1940), Lasse Mårtenson (1934), Laila Kinnunen (1939), Marion Rung (1945), Olavi Virta (1915), Tom Krause (1934), Katri Helena (1945), Timo Kotipelto (1969), and Kirka (1950).

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