Aarno Raninen

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Aarno Raninen
Aarno Erik Raninen

(1944-04-27)27 April 1944
Died3 September 2014(2014-09-03) (aged 70)
Tuusula, Uusimaa, Finland
OccupationActor, singer-songwriter, musician
Years active1958–2014

Aarno Erik Raninen (27 April 1944 – 3 September 2014) was a Finnish actor, singer-songwriter, musician, composer and screenwriter. He played the piano, violin and accordion. He composed, arranged and performed songs for many movies, television shows and television movies between 1972 and 2010. He also acted in six movies between 1968 and 1998. His final credit was the movie If You Love (2010).

Raninen was born in Kotka, Kymenlaakso. He moved to Helsinki in 1966 for work.

Raninen died in a fire on 3 September 2014 at his home in Tuusula, Uusimaa. He was 70. His death was ruled an accident.[1]

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  1. "Aarno Raninen on kuollut". Iltalehti (in Finnish). 3 September 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2014.

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