Statues - Hither & Thither

Finland
Helsinki
Uusimaa

Teatteriesplanadi

Eino Leino

born Armas Einar Leopold Lönnbohm,
Paltamo, Kainuu 1878 - Tuusula 1926
Finnish poet and journalist; considered one of the pioneers of Finnish poetry
(Wikipedia)
Lauri Leppänen
1953

Helsinki /  Eino Leino   Helsinki /  Eino Leino

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

EINO LEINO
On the back of the block Leino is leaning, is a passage of Leino's poem Väinämöisen laulu (The song of Väinämöinen):
yksi
on laulu
ylitse
muiden:
ihmisen
aattehen
hengen
ankara
laulu
One
is the voice
above
all others:
the stern
voice
of man's
beliefs

Signature

lauri leppänen / 1953

Helsinki - Eino Leino

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 60°10'3" E 24°56'42"

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