Pave Maijanen

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Pekka Juhani "Pave" Maijanen (3 September 1950 – 16 January 2021)[1][2] was a Finnish musician and singer-songwriter. He was a bass player, keyboard player, drummer, guitarist and producer. Maijanen was a member of The Royals, Rock'n'Roll Band, Pepe & Paradise. He was the keyboard player and producer of Dingo and the Hurriganes. Maijanen was born in Lappeenranta, Finland.

Maijanen participated in the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest with his song "Yamma, yamma".

In 2018, Maijanen was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).[3] He died from the illness on 16 January 2021, aged 70.[2]

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  1. Vedenpää, Ville (16 January 2021). "Muusikko Pave Maijanen on kuollut". Yle Uutiset (in Finnish). Helsinki: Yleisradio Oy. Retrieved 16 January 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ylimutka, Leena (2021-01-16). "Muusikko Pave Maijanen, 70, on kuollut". Iltalehti (in Finnish). Retrieved 2021-01-16.
  3. Mettänen, Heli (2020-09-01). "IS: Pave Maijanen sairastaa ALS-tautia – laulaminen ja soittaminen on jäänyt: "Aika huteraa alkaa meno olla"". Iltalehti (in Finnish). Retrieved 2020-09-01.