Published in print: 20 January 2001, Published online: 2001; updated, 31 January 2014
(b Janakkala, Oct 16, 1941). Finnish composer. He studied with Kokkonen and Bergman at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, and with Ton de Leeuw in Bilthoven in 1971. A teacher of music theory and composition at the Sibelius Academy since the early 1980s he occupied the chair of professor of composition there in 2001–5. He has given composition concerts in Hämeenlinna (1969, 1976, 1991), at the Helsinki Festival (1987) and in Turku (2002).