Sauli Lehtonen

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Sauli Lehtonen
Birth name Sauli Tapani Lehtonen
Born (1975-04-10)April 10, 1975
Jyväskylä, Finland
Died September 9, 1995(1995-09-09) (aged 20)
Helsinki, Finland
Genres Finnish tango
Years active 1994–1995
Labels MTV Musiikki

Sauli Tapani Lehtonen (10 April 1975 in Jyväskylä, Finland – 9 September 1995 in Helsinki, Finland) was a Finnish tango singer.


In 1994, he was crowned the tenth Tango King when he won a Finnish tango competition Tangomarkkinat. On 8 September 1995 Lehtonen and his father, who was driving the car, hit a moose in Sipoo. Lehtonen died in the Töölö hospital in Helsinki in the early morning of 9 September 1995.

Lehtonen was well known for his way to keep his eyes closed when he was singing.[1]


  1. ^ Sauli Lehtonen, Mediamusiikki (in Finnish)