Päivi Paunu


Päivi Paunu (20 September 1946 – 14 December 2016) was a Finnish singer, born in Helsinki. Paunu and Kim Floor performed in the 1972 Eurovision contest in the United Kingdom with the song "Muistathan" ("I Hope You Remember").[1]

Päivi Paunu
Päivi Paunu
Päivi Paunu
Background information
Born(1946-09-20)20 September 1946
Helsinki, Finland
Died14 December 2016(2016-12-14) (aged 70)
Occupation(s)Singer

Music careerEdit

Päivi Paunu started as a folk singer at mid 60s singing at folk concerts in Helsinki. Asked to make records her first published single was "Aamulla varhain" / "Mene ikkunani luota" in 1966. The first single gained attention as B-side "Mene ikkunani luota" got full points at Levyraati ("Record Panel"). The single was followed by album Päivi Paunu in 1966. She died on 14 December 2016, aged 70, of cancer.[2]

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

  • Päivi Paunu, 1966
  • Päivi, 1969
  • Hei vain, 1971
  • Uskon päivään kauniimpaan, 1972
  • Huomiseen mä luotan vieläkin, 1973
  • Jos rakkaus jää, 1977
  • Arkinen hartaus, 1986
  • 20 suosikkia: Oi niitä aikoja, 1996

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eurovision Song Contest: Finland 1972: Päivi Paunu & Kim Floor, "Muistathan"". Retrieved 28 May 2010.
  2. ^ Laulaja Päivi Paunu on kuollut (in Finnish)
Preceded by Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest
1972
Succeeded by