An intellectual in the music world, a respected lyricist and musician, a man whose unofficial trademark is the hat. Samuli Putro is one of Finland’s most successful songwriters, who originally came to fame as the lead singer of the hit band Zen Café. With a solo career spanning almost twenty years, Putro has released eight solo albums, toured Finland on numerous tours and received both the Male Soloist of the Year Award and the prestigious Juha Vainio Award.

Known for his modesty and music for ordinary people, Putro’s chart-topping debut album “Elämä on juhla” was released in 2009. His 2012 hit album “Tavalliset hautajaiset” held the number one spot in the Finnish album charts for 19 weeks. The album also includes “Olet puolisoni nyt”, one of the most beloved Finnish songs of all time.

Samuli Putro’s music is timeless and speaks to and touches audiences of all ages. The beloved musician’s latest album, “Ikävä mummoa”, was released in spring 2023.

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