Jaakko Löytty

Jaakko Löytty

Infobox Musical artist
Name = Jaakko Löytty


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Born = 1944
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Origin = Helsinki, Finland
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Genre = gospel
Occupation = singer, songwriter
Years_active = 1974–present
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URL = [http://www.wideline.fi/jaakkoloytty.htm Wideline - Jaakko Löytty]
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Jaakko Löytty (b. 1955, Finland) is one of the most significant Finnish gospel musicians. Löytty spent his youth in Namibia with his parents, who were missionaries for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

Löytty's musical influences can be found from American blues and also African music. He has composed two albums of music inspired by Senegalese music, "Pariisi-Dakar" (1992) and "Norsunmaitoa" (1994).

Discography

* "Asioita, joista vaietaan" (1974)
* "Jeesuksen ystäviä" (1975)
* "Kuule meitä" (1977)
* "Yhteys (1979)
* "Toisen päivän iltana" (1982)
* "Laulu yhteisestä leivästä" (1984)
* "Hawash!" (1984)
* "Missä olenkaan" (with Jouko Mäki-Lohiluoma and choir, 1986)
* "Sininen syvyys" (1987)
* "Lähtölaulut" (1988)
* "Jaakko Löytty elävänä" (live, 1989)
* "Vielä mä toivon - matkamiehen iltarukous" (1990)
* "Helsinki - Dakar" (1991)
* "Nicolas Sarr & Jaakko Löytty" (1993)
* "Kuuntelen" (compilation, 1993)
* "Norsunmaitoa" (1995)
* "Ristinkantajat - Pettuleipägospelia" (1996)
* "Omakuva" (compilation, 1998)
* "Tiikerisusi" (1999)
* "Nälkämaan lauluja" (2001)
* "Arkivirsiä" (2003)
* "Asioita joista vaietaan" (re-release, 2002)
* "Murhehuone" (2005)

References

* [http://www.wideline.fi/jaakkoloytty.htm Wideline - Jaakko Löytty]


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