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The well-known ‘Nokia tune’, which was the most commonly known indentifying feature of the phone is said to be based on ‘Gran Vals’, a 19th century guitar work of a Spanish musician, Francisco Tarrega.

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The Nokia Tune was first heard briefly for 3 seconds in a Nokia 1011 commercial in 1992.

The well-known ‘Nokia tune’, which was the most commonly known identifying feature of the phone is said to be based on ‘Gran Vals’, a 19th century guitar work of a Spanish musician, Francisco Tárrega. This work was well known as the Nokia tune, since people found the original name hard to remember. Around 1998, Nokia also renamed the tune as the ‘Nokia tune’ in their phones.

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