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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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The Cave Soundtrack
Alone in the Dark Soundtrack
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The Book of Fate Soundtrack


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 2014 Lohtu (Video short)
 2007 Nightwish: Bye Bye Beautiful (Music Video)
 2007 Nightwish: Amaranth (Music Video)
 2006 Nightwish: End of an Era (Video)
 2004 Nightwish: Nemo (Music Video)
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