Tuomas Holopainen


Birthday December 25, 1976

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Kitee, Finland

Age 47 years old

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Founded and led the symphonic metal band Nightwish. He was heavily influenced by harmonic film music.

Before Fame

He attended a music college for 11 years, where he studied clarinet, tenor saxophone, piano, and music theory.


He co-wrote the Nightwish film Imaginaerum, which was released in 2012.

Family Life

His older brother, Petri, became an autopsy assistant.

Associated With

He was a devout fan of Disney, Dragonlance, and J.R.R. Tolkien.