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Tarja Turunen

Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen-Cabuli was born in Puhos, Finland on August 17th, 1977; she has one older brother (Timo) and one younger brother (Toni). Her talent for music was first noticed when, at 3 years old, she sang "Enkeli taivaan" (the Finnish version of "From Heaven Above to Earth I Come") in the Kitee church hall. She started taking vocal ... See full bio »

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Dead Heart Soundtrack
White as Snow La femme de Matti
Mad Rush Woman in the station
Studio Impossible Kiusattu idoli


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 2011 Mad Rush
Woman in the station
 2010 Scorpions Feat. Tarja: The Good Die Young (Video short)
Tarja Turunen
 2010/I White as Snow
La femme de Matti (as Susanna Turunen)
 2006 Pääroolissa (TV Series)
- Ylpeänä esittää (2006) ... Anni
 2006 Studio Impossible (TV Series)
Kiusattu idoli
- Episode dated 2 July 2006 (2006) ... Kiusattu idoli
 2004 Nightwish: Nemo (Video short)
Tarja Turunen
 2000 Evangelicum (TV Movie)
The Guardian Angel
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Other Works:

Best-Of-Album (with Nightwish): "Tales from the Elvenpath" See more »

Alternate Names:

Tarja Turunen Cabuli | Nightwish | Tarja | Susanna Turunen


5' 5" (1.65 m)


Marcelo Cabuli  (1 child)


Naomi Eerika Alexia Cabuli Turunen


Tomi Turunen (older) (sibling) | See more »

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For me, it is incredible to hear singers in the metal scene telling me I had been their inspiration. See more »


Has trained for 2-3 hours a day performing vocal scales, warm ups and exercises for 25 years. See more »


The Original Lead Singer, Frontwoman, and Founding Member of the Finnish Symphonic Power Metal band Nightwish. Her legacy has influenced more than 20 bands to follow her influence as the main Pioneer for Symphonic Metal with an "Opera" Singer. See more »


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