|Mylläri performing in 2017|
|Born|| Matias Pertti Mylläri|
30 September 1993
|Occupation||Singer, songwriter, dancer|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, piano|
|Eurovision Song Contest|
Matias Pertti Mylläri (born 30 September 1993) is a Finnish singer, songwriter, and dancer. He competed in SuomenLaulu 1 with the song "Maniac".
Life and careerEdit
Mylläri was born on 30 September 1993 in Oulu. His father is a bus driver, while his mother works two jobs as a cashier at a convenience store and as a housekeeper at a hotel. The family was working class, and Mylläri grew up with one younger sister.
Mylläri graduated from primary school in 2010, and then began attending a music school in Oulu. He graduated from music school in 2013, and also completed his mandatory military service as a conscientious objector working in a nursing home. He then began his professional music career and moved to Helsinki.
After moving to Helsinki, Mylläri began working as a backup dancer for various television productions and Finnish performers. In 2016, he began writing and recording solo music. He recorded the song "Maniac", and submitted it to SuomenLaulu 1, Finland's national final for the Eurovision Song Contest. He ended up qualifying as a finalist, and placed second in the final, placing second in the jury vote and with the public vote.
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