Paavo Heininen

Finnish composer and pianist

Paavo Johannes Heininen (13 January 1938 – 18 January 2022) was a Finnish composer, academic and pianist. He was born in Helsinki, Finland. Heininen was one of the most important Finnish modernist composers.[1]

Heininen died on 18 January 2022 in Järvenpää, five days after his 84th birthday.[2]


  1. Kaipainen, Jouni (1986). Translated by William Moore. "Paavo Heininen – Composer, Cosmopolitan, Controversialist". Finnish Music Quarterly. 2 (2):&#91, page needed&#93, . Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-04-08.
  2. The Finnish composer Paavo Heininen has died

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