Martti Haavio Writer

Martti Haavio (22 January 1899, Temmes -1973) was a Finnish poet, folklorist and mythologist, writing poetry under the name "P. Mustapää". He was born on 22 January 1899 in Temmes, and died 4 February 1973. He was also a professor of folklore and an influential researcher of Finnish mythology. In 1960, Haavio married Aale Tynni, after his first wife died in 1951 of cancer. During Haavio's early career, he was a member of the Tulenkantajat literature club.

Personal details

Date of birth
January 22nd, 1899
Date of death
1973 at age of 73

Written work

1.Väinämöinen, eternal sage

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1952. at Helsinki


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