Reijo Taipale

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Taipale in May 2015

Reijo Toivo Taipale (9 March 1940 – 26 April 2019) was a Finnish pop singer. He performed mostly Schlager music, tango and ballads. He first became known in the music scene during the 1950s. Some of his famous songs include "Elämän virta", "Sateen hiljainen ääni" and "Valon lapsi". He had over 30 albums to his name. He also released albums with Eino Grön in the 1970s. He was born in Miehikkälä.

Taipale died of dementia in Helsinki on 26 April 2019. He was 79.[1][2]

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  1. "Reijo Taipale on kuollut – sairasti vuosia". Ilta-Sanomat (in Finnish). 27 April 2019. Retrieved 28 April 2019.
  2. "Finnish balladeer Reijo Taipale dies". Yle Uutiset. 27 April 2019. Retrieved 28 April 2019.

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