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Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists

NOPA, the Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists is a trade union for creators of music and song lyrics in Norway.

It was created in 1937 as Norske populærautorer. The name has later been changed to NOPA – Norsk forening for komponister og tekstforfattere. It is a daughter organization of TONO, and a sister of the Norwegian Society of Composers.[1] Chief administrative officer is Tine Tangestuen, while the board of directors consists of Ingrid Kindem (Chairman of the board), Dagfinn Nordbø, Jon-Willy Rydningen, Tove Bøygård, Arvid Wam Solvang, Karoline Krüger and Bjørn Eidsvåg.[2] NOPA is currently one of the 36 organizations of composers and songwriters represented by the European Composer and Songwriter Alliance.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Den musikalske hovedleverandør til det norske folk" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists. Archived from the original on May 12, 2009. Retrieved 16 July 2009. 
  2. ^ "Organisasjon" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Society of Composers and Lyricists. Retrieved 16 July 2009.