Tarja Soile Susanna Turunen Cabuli (IPA: ['t?rj?...'turunen] "TAR-yah...TOO-roo-nen" ), born August 17, 1977, is a Finnish soprano, best known as the former lead vocalist of symphonic power metal band Nightwish, which she founded along with Emppu Vuorinen and Tuomas Holopainen in 1996. After leaving the band in October 2005, Tarja Turunen is now devoting her time to her solo career under the stage name of Tarja. She is married to Argentine businessman Marcelo Cabuli. Tarja has also appeared in various Finnish television programs, and was a guest judge on "Idols" on 27 March 2007.