(1907 – 1961)
Viljo "Vili" Vesterinen (born 26 March 1907 in Terijoki, died 18 May 1961 in Helsinki) was a Finnish accordionist and composer.
Vesterinen studied piano and cello in Vyborg Music Institute, but as an accordionist he was self-taught. Vesterinen mainly played in different bands and theatres early in his career. Vesterinen made his first recordings in 1929. The most popular recording of Vesterinen is Säkkijärven polkka in 1939. Even though it is not Vesterinen's own song, his version of the song… read more
Don't want to see ads? Subscribe now