Jarkko Laine

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Birthday
17, 1947
Birthplace
Finland
Death Date
Aug 19, 2006 (59)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1947
Birthplace
Finland
Death Date
Aug 19, 2006 (59)

About

Finnish poet, novelist, and translator whose works include Muovinen Buddha and Futari. He served as President of the Finnish Writers Union for over a decade.

Before Fame

Before becoming the magazine's chief editor in 1987, he worked as an editorial assistant for Parnasso.

Trivia

He wrote lyrics for a Scandinavian band called Suomen Talvisota and for the vocalist Rauli Badding.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Turku, Finland.

Associated With

He and Lars Jansson were both twentieth-century Finnish authors whose works were inspired by popular culture.