Harriet Hägglund

(born in 1970 in Alahärmä, Finland, resident in Vantaa, Finland), composer. Also known as Harry Hägglund (stage name), she started as keyboardist and second singer in a band called Sonicroom in 1995. She studied classical piano and singing. Founder member, lead singer and songwriter of the Finnish pop-rock band Passionworks (founded in 1998), she composes most of Passionworks songs and does all the lyrics and is one of the arrangers. Together with bass player Kristian Pihlajaharju she produced nearly all material of this band, which has released 2 albums, several singles and one EP. Latest album Blue Play (2006) also released in GSA and Japan (together with the previous album Passion Play). Passionworks also appears in several German compilation albums/DVD's and has also toured in Europe with Tarja Turunen (Storm in Europe 2008 Tour). She has 40 registered works in the Teosto archive. Her Finnish solo project Harriet ja käpypojat started in 2010 and debut album to be released in 2012 in Finland. She participated in Down By the Laituri (festival) 2001; Qstock (festival) 2003; Finnish Eurovision Song Contest (3rd place), and Tulivuorirock (festival) 2009.
Selected recordings: Passionworks: Passion Play vol 0.3 Released 2001; I'll never be (Satisfied) (cds). Released 2002; Passion Play (CD). Released 2001: Falling (cds) 2006; Blue Play (cd) 2006; Sunny Day (song). Released in the album Blue Play; Angel Crossing 07 Mix (digital cds). Released 2007; Passionworks feat Toni Turunen: Surrender (digital cds) Released 2009

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