Reijo Taipale, Finnish singer, Died at 79

Reijo Taipale was born March 9, 1940, and died on April 26, 2019, from dementia.

He was a Finnish pop singer since the 1950s specialising in Schlager music and tango.

Many of his albums have gone gold and platinum.


Reijo was born in Miehikkala, Finland. Throughout the 1970s, he collaborated closely with Eino Gron with the two releasing four joint tango-based albums.

Reijo Taipale passed away in Helsinki from dementia on 26 April 2019 at the age of 79.