Olivia Merilahti

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Olivia Merilahti
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Olivia Merilahti at the Eurockéennes de Belfort 2011
Background information
Birth name Olivia Bouyssou Merilahti
Born (1982-02-25) 25 February 1982 (age 34)
Origin Finland-France
Genres Indie rock, folk rock
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards
Years active 2007-present
Associated acts The Dø

Olivia Bouyssou Merilahti (born 25 February 1982 in Paris) is a Finnish-French singer and composer living in France. Her work has been compared to that of Björk, whom she cites as a major influence.[1]

Having studied classical music in Helsinki, Merilahti gravitated to rock music, then jazz and electronic music. In 2004, during the writing of music from the movie Empire of the Wolves, she met Dan Levy, with whom she formed French indie rock band The Dø.