Birth Name: Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen
Place of Birth: Kitee, Finland
Date of Birth: August 17, 1977
Tarja Turunen a a Finnish singer-songwriter. She is for being the first and original lead vocalist of the Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish. Tarja is the daughter of Ritva Sisko Marjatta (Hakkarainen), who was in town administration, and Teuvo Turunen, a carpenter. She is married to Marcelo Cabuli.
Tarja’s maternal grandparents were Tauno Armas Hakkarainen (the son of Kalle Matinpoika Hakkarainen and Selma Maria Esantytär Ilvonen) and Vieno Inkeri Nousiainen (the daughter of ? Nousiainen and Hilma Matilda Krohns). Kalle was the son of Matti Heikinpoika Hakkarainen and Kaisa-Liisa Malinen. Selma was the daughter of Esa/Esau Jaakonpoika Ilvonen and Ulla Juhontytär Väkeväinen.
Source: Genealogy of Tarja Turunen (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.myheritage.com