Marko Aho

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Marko Aho did his PhD in 2002 on cultural meaning of central Finnish early pop-music icons. In 2002–2006 he worked as a research director at the Department of Music Anthropology, University of Tampere, in 2007–2011 as the director of Folk Music Institute, and is currently working in the Music Department of the University of Jyväskylä. He has published papers in journals such as Popular Music, Popular Musicology Online, Music Performance Research, and on national level, Yearbook of Ethnomusicology of the Finnish Ethnomusicological Society. He has been a member of the board of the Finnish Ethnomusicological Society for several years. His research on this article was financed by Emil Aaltosen Säätiö.