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Leevi Lehto
Leevi Lehto at Writers' and Literary Translators' International Conference (Stockholm, June 2008)
Born23 February 1951(1951-02-23)
Asikkala, Finland
Died22 June 2019(2019-06-22) (aged 68)
Helsinki, Finland

Leevi Lehto (23 February 1951 – 22 June 2019) was a Finnish poet, translator, and programmer. His best known work was theFinnish translation of Ulysses by James Joyce.

He translated the works of Louis Althusser, Gilles Deleuze, George Orwell, Stephen King, Ian McEwan, Josef Skvorecky, Walter Benjamin, John Keats, John Ashbery, Mickey Spillane and Charles Bernstein.

Lehto died of multiple system atrophy in Helsinki on 22 June 2019, aged 68.[1]