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Markku Into (2009)

Markku Vesa Milton Into (20 October 1945 – 7 January 2018) was a Finnish poet. He was one of the main members in Finnish 1960s underground movement of Turku. Into wrote a collections of poetry, prose and plays. He has also translated into Finnish such American Beat generation writers as Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Gregory Corso; also Charles Bukowski.

Into wrote lyrics for the band Suomen Talvisota 1939–1940. His literary debut was Tuonela Rock of 1971. Markku Into has also received the Eino Leino Prize in 2001.[1][2]

Into died on 7 January 2018 in Turku at the age of 72.[2]

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