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Toivo Veikko Vepa Lavi (23 April 1912 Kotka - 22 May 1996 in Hamina) was a Finnish singer, songwriter and author. Lavi made his first album in the early 1950s and became popular again in the late 1960s. His best known hit was perhaps Jokainen ihminen on laulun arvoinen (1976). Lavi was a prolific songwriter, renowned performer and socially active until his death.