Fronted the band Modus. His debut solo album Janko Lehotský a priatelia was released in 1992.
He started performing at a marionette theatre at the age of four. During the Velvet Revolution, he supported himself with freelance work.
He released more than twenty albums over the course of his life.
He was born and raised in Bratislava.
His music was compared to that of saxophonist Kenny G.