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Toivo Veikko Vepa Lavi (23 April 1912, in Kotka – 22 May 1996, in Hamina) was a Finnish singer, songwriter and author. Lavi made his first album in the early 1950s and became popular again in the late 1960s. His best known hit was perhaps Jokainen ihminen on laulun arvoinen (1976). Lavi was a prolific songwriter, renowned performer and socially active until his death.