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Arhippa Perttunen

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Name  Arhippa Perttunen
Role  Singer
Died  1841

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Arhippa Perttunen (Russian: Архип Иванович Перттунен; Ladvozero village, now a part of the Republic of Karelia 1769 – c. 1841) was a Karelian folk singer.

Around 1834, he met Elias Lönnrot, and was one of his main sources for the Kalevala.

The State Prize of the Karelian ASSR was named after him.

References

Arhippa Perttunen Wikipedia


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