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Sakari Topelius (1818–1898)


Was a significant author and journalist, an important figure in the cultural life, and a teacher and later the principal of the University of Helsinki. Was instrumental in changing the Finns' views of themselves and their country, so, in other words, raising nationalism. See more trivia »

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Baldwin's Wedding
Baldwin's Wedding Soundtrack


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 2015 Retrohelmet (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Jouluspecial (2015) ... (lyrics: "Varpunen jouluaamuna")
 2013 Ekumeeninen joulu: Turun tuomiokirkko (TV Movie) (writer: "Varpunen jouluaamuna" - as Z. Topelius)
 2012 Juoppohullun päiväkirja (lyrics: "Kesäpäivä Kangasalla", "Sylvian joululaulu")
 2011 Tarja Turunen & Harus: In Concert - Live at Sibelius Hall (Video) (lyrics: "Varpunen Jouluaamuna", "En etsi valtaa loistoa" - as Zacharias Topelius)
 2006 Mäklarna (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Del 8 (2006) ... (lyrics: "Sov du lilla vide ung")
 1997 Liljankukka (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1997) ... (lyrics: "Laps' Suomen")
 1989 Leningrad Cowboys Go America (lyrics: "Virsi 484")
 1988 Petos (lyrics: "Hymni Suomelle (Hymni till Finland)")
 1973 Den vita stenen (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
- Andra delen (1973) ... ("Finska rytteriets marsch")
 1968 Täällä Pohjantähden alla (lyrics: "Laps' Suomen")
 1957 Wild Strawberries (lyrics: "UNDER ROENN OCH SYREN / BLOMMANDE SKOENA DALAR" - uncredited)
 1955 Pastori Jussilainen (lyrics: "Sylvian joululaulu")
 1954 Flicka med melodi (lyrics: "Videvisan" (1895) - as Zacharias Topelius, uncredited)
 1953 Kungen av Dalarna (lyrics: "Vintervisa" - as Zacharias Topelius) / (writer: "Vintervisa" - as Zacharias Topelius)
 1951 Frånskild (lyrics: "Klang, min vackra bjällra" - as Zacharias Topelius, uncredited)
 1951 Greve Svensson (lyrics: "Under rönn och syrén" - as Zacharias Topelius) / (writer: "Under rönn och syrén" - as Zacharias Topelius)
 1948 Glada paraden (lyrics: "Björkens visa" - as Zacharias Topelius) / (writer: "Björkens visa" - as Zacharias Topelius)
 1946 Klockorna i Gamla sta'n (lyrics: "Ensam i skogen sjöng den vackra Rose-Marie")
 1940 'Swing it' magistern (lyrics: "Videvisan" - uncredited)
 1940 Den blomstertid... (lyrics: "Finska Rytteriets marsch", "Videvisan " - as Zacharias Topelius) / (writer: "Finska Rytteriets marsch", "Videvisan " - as Zacharias Topelius)
 1940 Unelma karjamajalla (lyrics: "Kesäpäivä Kangasalla")
 1938 Baldwin's Wedding (lyrics: "Sylvias visa (Sylvian laulu)" - as Zacharias Topelius) / (writer: "Sylvias visa (Sylvian laulu)" - as Zacharias Topelius)
Show Show Writer (14 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Author and journalist.

Alternate Names:

Sakarias Topelius | Z. Topelius | Zacharias Topelius

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Was father of 6 children: Aina (b. 1846), Michael (b. 1848), Toini (b. 1854), Eva (b. 1855), Rafael (b. 1857) and Rosa (b. 1859). See more »

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