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Tuomas Holopainen


Tuomas Holopainen was born in Kitee, Finland and is the youngest in his family. His musicality and skill in text expression showed early in school, especially when he took piano lessons at age seven and studied jazz and classical music styles for over 10 years at a music college. Holopainen joined his first bands in 1993. He played in several ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Cave Soundtrack
(2005)
Alone in the Dark Soundtrack
(2005)
Imaginaerum Tom Whitman - age 47
(2012)
The Book of Fate Soundtrack
(2003)

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 2020 Masked Singer Suomi (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Jakso 2 (2020) ... (writer: "Amaranth")
 2018 Kingi (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 (2018) ... (writer: "Nemo")
 2017 Tähdet, tähdet (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Finaali (2017) ... (writer: "Amaranth")
- Stadionrock (2017) ... (writer: "Amaranth")
  SuomiLOVE (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #3.7 (2017) ... (lyrics: "Amaranth") / (writer: "Amaranth")
 2010-2015 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Deadpool Bi-Annual #1 (2015) ... (writer: "Ghost Love Score")
- Brute Force #4 (2013) ... (writer: "Ghost Love Score")
- Brute Force #2 (2010) ... (writer: "Ghost Love Score")
 2015 Rock in Rio (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #6.5 (2015) ... (writer: "Shudder Before the Beautiful", "Yours Is an Empty Hope", "Wishmaster", "My Walden", "Weak Fantasy", "Stargazers", "The Islander", "Last Ride of the Day", "Ghost Love Score")
 2015 Nightwish: Live at Teatro Metropolitan, Mexico City, Mexico (TV Special) (writer: "Shudder Before The Beautiful", "Ever Dream", "Élan", "Weak Fantasy", "I Want My Tears Back", "Sleeping Sun", "The Greatest Show on Earth", "Ghost Love Score", "Last Ride of the Day" - uncredited)
 2015 Tarja: Luna Park Ride (Video) (writer: "Stargazers", "Wishmaster")
 2014 Beauty & the Beat: Tarja Turunen & Mike Terrana (Video) (writer: "Swanheart")
 2014 3 Fotos (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 3 May 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Dark Chest of Wonders", "The Siren" - uncredited)
 2013 Cinematic Excrement (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alone in the Dark (2013) ... (writer: "Wish I Had An Angel")
 2012 Imaginaerum (writer: "Slow, Love, Slow")
 2012 Tarja: Act 1 (Video) (writer: "Nemo")
 2012 Continue? (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Virtual Bart (Sega Genesis) featuring a comic by Evan McStay! (2012) ... (writer: "Epic Maneuver Remix and Loop")
 2012 Leitura Dinâmica (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 5 April 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "Nemo" - uncredited)
 2012 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Power Metal (2012) ... (writer: "Nemo")
 2012 Uusi päivä (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Millainen isä, sellainen poika (2012) ... (writer: "Storytime")
 2010 JonTron (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 10 Mario Party Minigames (2010) ... (writer: "Ghost Love Score")
 2008 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- AVGN vs. NC Final Battle (2008) ... (music: "Ghost Love Score" - uncredited)
 2008 Weekend Music (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Nightwish: Open Air Gampel 2008 (2008) ... (writer: "Bye Bye Beautiful", "Dark Chest of Wonders", "The Siren", "Amaranth", "Whoever Brings the Night", "The Poet and the Pendulum", "Ever Dream", "Sahara", "Nemo", "7 Days to the Wolves", "Wish I Had an Angel" - uncredited)
 2008 Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Not-So-Super Roba Bros. (2008) ... (writer: "Ghost Love Score" - uncredited)
 2008 Boogie (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 January 2008 (2008) ... (writer: "Nemo", "Bye Bye Beautiful", "Amaranth")
 2007 The Matriarch (writer: "While Your Lips Are Still Red")
 2006 Nightwish: End of an Era (Video) (writer: "Dark Chest of Wonders", "Planet Hell", "Ever Dream", "The Kinslayer", "The Siren", "Sleeping Sun", "Bless the Child", "Wishmaster", "Slaying the Dreamer", "Kuolema Tekee Taiteilijan", "Nemo", "Ghost Love Score", "Creek Mary's Blood", "Wish I Had an Angel")
 2006 Teräsvilla - Hevimatka navetan nurkasta Tavastian lavalle (TV Short) (writer: "Nemo" - uncredited)
 2005 AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (writer: "Dark Chest of Wonders")
 2005 The Cave (writer: "Nemo")
 2005 Alone in the Dark (lyrics: "Wish I Had an Angel") / (music: "Wish I Had an Angel")
 2004 Plan-ilta lapselle (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Wish I had an Angel") / (writer: "Wish I had an Angel")
 2003 Rotanloukku (TV Movie) (writer: "Sleeping Sun")
 2003 The Book of Fate (arranger: "End of All Hope", "Slaying the Dreamer") / (lyrics: "Slaying the Dreamer") / (writer: "End of All Hope", "Slaying the Dreamer")
 2001 Tango Cabaret (writer: "Wishmaster")
 2000 Eurovision laulukilpailu 2000 - Suomen karsinta (TV Special) (writer: "Sleepwalker")
  Lista Top 40 (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- Episode dated 21 January 1999 (1999) ... (lyrics: "Sacrament of Wilderness", "Gethsemane") / (writer: "Sacrament of Wilderness", "Gethsemane")
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Nightwish

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Is engaged to Finnish pop singer Johanna Kurkela, after being in a relationship for 5 years [2014]. See more »

Trademark:

Heavy use of choirs and percussion. See more »

Nickname:

Too

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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