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Mauri Antero Numminen, often known as M.A. Numminen, (born 12 March 1940 in Somero, Southwest Finland) is a Finnish artist, who has worked in several different fields of music and culture. [1]

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An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created.

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The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental or innovative, particularly with respect to art, culture, and politics.

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Blues is a genre and musical form that originated in African-American communities in the "Deep South" of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.

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Children's song

A children's song may be a nursery rhyme set to music, a song that children invent and share among themselves or a modern creation intended for entertainment, use in the home or education.

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A composer (Latin ''com''+''ponere'', literally "one who puts together") is a person who creates music.

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Electronic music

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments and electronic music technology in its production, an electronic musician being a musician who composes and/or performs such music.

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Erkki Kurenniemi

Erkki Kurenniemi (born July 10, 1941 in Hämeenlinna, Finland) is a Finnish designer, philosopher and artist, best known for his electronic music compositions and the electronic instruments he has designed.

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Esa Saarinen

Esa Saarinen (born July 27, 1953 in Hyvinkää, Finland) is a Finnish philosopher who is professor of applied philosophy at Aalto University and co-director of the Systems Intelligence Research Group.

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Esperanto is a constructed international auxiliary language.

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Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across the Gulf of Finland.

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The foxtrot is a smooth, progressive dance characterized by long, continuous flowing movements across the dance floor.

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Franz Schubert

Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 179719 November 1828) was an Austrian composer.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Jarkko Laine

Jarkko Laine (17 March 1947 – 19 August 2006) was a Finnish poet and a writer of prose and plays.

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Jazz is a genre of music that originated in African American communities in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland.

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Lied (plural Lieder; German for "song") originally denoted in classical music the setting of Romantic German poems to music, especially during the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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Love Records

Love Records was a record label from Finland, which released 384 LPs, 253 C-cassettes, 347 singles and 24 EPs.

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language.

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Markku Into

Markku Into (born 20 October 1945) is a legend of Finnish poetry and one of the main members in Finnish 1960s underground movement of Turku.

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A musician (or instrumentalist) is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.

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Progressive rock

Progressive rock, also known as prog rock or prog, is a rock music subgenre that originated in the United Kingdom with further developments in Germany, Italy, and France, throughout the mid-to-late 1960s and 1970s.

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Psychedelic rock

Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture and attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering experiences of psychedelic drugs.

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Record producer

A record producer is an individual working within the music industry, whose job is to oversee and manage the recording (i.e. "production") of an artist's music.

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Rock music

Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Schlager music

Schlager music (Schlager, iskelmä, synonym of "hit-songs" or "hits"), also known in the United States as entertainer music or German hit mix, is a style of popular or electronic music prevalent in Central and Northern Europe, and Southeast Europe (in particular Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Flanders, Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Switzerland, Turkey, Scandinavia and the Baltic States) and also (to a lesser extent) in France and Poland.

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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm.

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Somero is a municipality of Finland, located in the province of Western Finland and part of the Southwest Finland region.

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Southwest Finland

Southwest Finland, also known in English as Finland Proper (Varsinais-Suomi, Egentliga Finland) is the bilingual region in south-western Finland that borders the regions of Satakunta, Tavastia Proper, Åland and Uusimaa.

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Suomen Talvisota 1939–1940

Suomen Talvisota 1939–1940 was a provocative Finnish rock band in the years 1969 and 1970.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swing music

Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of American music that developed in the early 1930s and became a distinctive style by 1940.

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Tango music

Tango is a style of music in 2/4 or 4/4 time that originated among European immigrant populations of Argentina and Uruguay (collectively, the "Rioplatenses").

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Tango on intohimoni

Tango on intohimoni (or Tango is my Passion) is a novel about Finnish tango written by M. A. Numminen.

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Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.

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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Latin for "Logico-Philosophical Treatise") is the only book-length philosophical work published by the German-Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein in his lifetime.

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Underground art

Underground art, is a term that refers any form of art that operates outside of conventional norms in the art world.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._A._Numminen

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