Thursday, August 24, 2006

Jarkko Laine In Memoriam

Jarkko Laine (17 March 1947 - 19 August 2006)

Finnish writer, poet and playwright Jarkko Laine has passed away. Laine became known in the late 60s as one of the pioneers in Finnish underground culture when he published in Turku with another "U" luminary, Markku Into, their provocative counterculture magazine Aamurusko. Laine also provided with Into and M.A. Numminen lyrics for the band Suomen Talvisota 1939-1970. Furthermore, Laine wrote lyrics for Rauli "Badding" Somerjoki.

Jarkko Laine @ Wikipedia

Jarkko Laine: Kuin ruumissaatto

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