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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
Imaginaerum Writer
The Book of Fate Soundtrack


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 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")
 2015 Tarja: Luna Park Ride (Video) (writer: "Stargazers", "Wishmaster")
 2014 Beauty & the Beat: Tarja Turunen & Mike Terrana (Video) (writer: "Swanheart")
 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")
 2010 Atop the Fourth Wall (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Brute Force #2 (2010) ... (writer: "Ghost Love Score")
 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")
 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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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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His favorite author are J.R.R.Tolkien and Stephen King. See more »


Heavy use of choirs and percussion. See more »



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