Kalevi Aho, born in Forssa 1946, is a finnish composer. He was a 10 year old school boy when his teacher founded a mandolin band. That was the starting point for his career as a composer. Nowadays Kalevi Aho is one of the most internationally successful finnish composers. He also likes to take part in social debates. There is a music festival in Forssa named by him, Musica Kalevi Aho festival was founded in 2016.